Rich Duprey

Rich Duprey

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Rich has been a Fool since 1998 and writing for the site since 2004. After 20 years of patrolling the mean streets of suburbia, he hung up his badge and gun to take up a pen full time. Having made the streets safe for Truth, Justice, and Krispy Kreme donuts, he now patrols the markets looking for companies he can lock up as long-term holdings in a portfolio.

His coverage reflects his passion for motorcycles, booze, and guns (though typically not all exercised at the same time), but his writing also covers the broader sectors of consumer goods, technology, and industrials. So follow along as he tries to break down complex topics to make them more understandable and useful to the average investor.

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Recent articles

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Simon Property Group and Brookfield Are Leading Bidders to Buy Bankrupt J.C. Penney

The retailer's landlords have a more valuable proposition to offer than higher bids do.


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Amazon Backpedals, Will Allow Podcasters on Its New Service to Criticize Amazon

The more restrictive terms of service the tech giant originally planned likely would have kept many podcasters from signing up.


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Why DraftKings Is Rising Today

There's been a lot of sporting news to digest in the past few days.


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PVH Poaches Nike for New HR Chief

The apparel maker's current HR executive is retiring, but the footwear leader is experiencing internal upheaval of its own.


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Why American Eagle Outfitters Is Trading Higher Today

Analyst expectations for the apparel retailer are rising based on a number of factors.

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Royal Caribbean Is Thrown a Life Preserver Worth $700 Million

A new term loan gives the cruise ship operator more maneuverability during the sailing pause.


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Analyst: American Eagle’s Aerie Could Be a $3 Billion Business

Janine Stichter of Jefferies anticipates that the chain will continue to take market share from Victoria's Secret.


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Brookfield Wants to Buy Blackstone's 41% Stake in Cheniere Energy Partners

The private equity firm began shopping its stake last month as liquefied natural gas exports plummeted.


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What We Know About Harley-Davidson's New Hardwire Road Map

It's the third strategic vision the bike maker has unveiled in two years, but many blanks still need to be filled in.


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Analyst: Amazon Web Services Data Shows Huge Gains for AMD Chips

The chipmaker continues to steal market share from its rival.

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Walmart and Instacart to Finally Partner on Grocery Delivery in the U.S.

Same-day delivery will help the retail giant deter Amazon from gaining market share in online grocery sales


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Airport Car Rental Collapse Forces Hertz to Seek Bankruptcy Loan

Without new financing, Hertz says it won't last a year.


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Analyst: Apple Forecast to Lose 30% of Worldwide iPhone Shipments if WeChat Is Banned

The messaging app is more important to 1.2 billion users than the iPhone is.


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Why DraftKings Is Falling Today

The fall season for sports betting is looking bleak.


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IAC/Interactive Takes a $1 Billion Stake in MGM Resorts

A key driver of the investment decision was MGM's potential in the sports betting and online gambling markets.

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Tencent Offers to Broker Merger Between Huya and DouYu

The deal would create a video game live-streaming behemoth.


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Foot Locker Comps Soar 18% in Q2, but It Will Miss Earnings Estimates

The footwear retailer looks to be bouncing back strongly from the first quarter's plunge.


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Simon Property Group Wants Amazon to Use Vacant Mall Stores as Fulfillment Centers

The value of anchor stores to draw in customers has greatly diminished.


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3 Best Restaurant Stocks to Buy in August

These three restaurant chains just might be worth feasting on this month.


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Will the Worsening Lumber Shortage Derail Home Depot and Lowe's?

Building on, up, or out on your home is getting increasingly difficult.