Chipotle Still Has Big Problems

I tried to warn you …

Two months ago, I said investors should avoid Chipotle (CMG).  The fast-casual restaurant chain saw its stock fall nearly 30% from mid-October through late-December.

The huge downturn was caused by outbreaks of E. coli found in several of its restaurants. E. coli are bacteria found in humans and animals. Some strains can cause severe food poisoning, kidney failure and even death.

In December, I received e-mails from subscribers asking if Chipotle was a buy following the huge pullback. My advice was to avoid buying Chipotle. As I said:

“Chipotle could fall another 20%, as sales and earnings will likely plunge over the next few quarters.”

Less than a month after my warning, Chipotle fell another 22%. This compares to a drop of just 4% for the S&P 500 in the same time frame.

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Ep. 385 – Frankly Speaking: Politics, Millennials, Bernie, Super Bowl Bets, Distressed Debt and AMZN

Welcome back to Wall Street Unplugged, where I answer any question that you, the audience may have.

We start today with a question from Chang who wants to talk politics.

The next is a comment from Justin who wants to explain Millennials and their student debt problems.

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Ep 384: Marin Katusa Unplugged

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Welcome back to another episode of Wall Street Unplugged.

My guest this week is my good friend, Marin Katusa – mining expert and the founder of Katusa Research.

On this episode, Marin shares some of his secrets to investing in mining stocks. He also sees better times ahead for two particular commodities.

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Should You Buy Apple After its Historic Quarter?


Over the past year, I’ve encouraged you to take profits on Apple (AAPL).

Apple is one of the greatest companies in the world. Its signature products include the iPhone, iPad, Mac computers and the Apple Watch.

These tech gadgets are among the top-selling products in their respective categories. And many investors generated huge profits owning Apple ahead of these product launches.

However, as I predicted here, Apple was about to see a dramatic slowdown in growth (in earnings and sales) in the years ahead.

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