Johnny Chen

Johnny Chen


Johnny Chen is a very common name, with an uncommon background.

Born overseas, raised near Metro Washington DC, educated (and accumulating too many degrees) in Virginia, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and California, Johnny Chen finds himself somewhat surprised that friends and colleagues come to him seeking investment advice. After many comments along the lines of "You really should write down what you said and publish it," he's decided to finally take that step.

Recent articles

Why Is Corinthian Colleges in Crisis?

Corinthian Colleges agreed to a transition plan with the Department of Education, or DOE, in order to stay in business for the short term. What does this mean for Corinthian and other for-profit post-secondary schools, such as ITT Educational Services, Strayer Education, and DeVry?

Domino’s Wants You to Talk Pizza With Dom

Domino’s Pizza introduced voice ordering to its pizza app. What does this mean for Domino’s and competitors Pizza Hut, Papa John’s, and Little Caesars?

Panera's Hold on Breakfast Goes 2.0

Panera hopes that its push towards ordering and payment streamlining will give it an edge over breakfast rivals Krispy Kreme and Einstein’s Bagels

Why Is Red Robin Soaring?

The burger chain reported impressive first-quarter 2014 figures. Is it flying too high for prospective investors? How does it look against BJ's Restaurants and Ruby Tuesday?

Is Dunkin' Donuts California Dreaming?

Dunkin' Donuts has big plans for the Golden State. How will the company fare and what does this mean for its competitor, Krispy Kreme?

Filling Up the Grand Canyon!

This for-profit university attracts students with reasonable private school prices ... and is making waves with its Division 1 Basketball Team.