Lawrence A. Rothman, CFA

Lawrence A. Rothman, CFA

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Recent articles

Sharper Image Teeters on the Edge

The money is disappearing, yet the struggle to stand out continues.


The Money Stacks Up at Dollar Financial

Helping the "underbanked" pays off. So does diversity.


Hovnanian's House of Horrors

Let's hope you like your houses red.


Comcast Shows How Not to Win Friends

Gobble up too much bandwidth, and Comcast is cutting you off.


Is Lowe's Foundation Still Cracked?

Or can the home-improvement retailer remain sturdy despite the downturn?

Does G-III Have Fashion Sense?

G-III Apparel offered investors more questions than answers this quarter.


Get the Last Laugh at Hackers

You can benefit from the companies that keep a step ahead of the bad guys.


Cooper Needs a Clearer Vision

The results look a little blurry, even if this contact-lens maker does have some advantages over the competition.


Kellwood's Frayed Around the Edges

Management is trying to turn things around, but the company's paying for past mistakes.


Hooker Furniture Hooks a Profit

Profits got a boost despite sluggish sales from the challenging environment.

Quiksilver's Not Riding the Right Wave

Quiksilver isn't riding the right wave, as its earnings tumbled in the third quarter.


No Froth for Stein Mart

Comps are on the slide, as competitors appear to be gaining the upper hand.


Nordstrom: Still in the Lap of Luxury

The high-end retailer continues to perform better than its lower-end peers.


Panera Needs a More Even Rise

Increasing comps isn't enough.


Slow and Steady at J.C. Penney

A calendar glitch made the back-to-school season look worse than it really was.

Bob Evans Plows Through August

Comps still look good, even if the Mimi Cafe chain does need some help.


Who Will Hop to Applebee's?

Comps weren't so good. IHOP management has some serious work ahead.


Back to School: Is the Pen Mightier Than the Laptop?

Kids aren't just buying traditional pens and notebooks to head to back to school anymore.


Guess? Who's Looking Good

This clothier's numbers look a lot more fashionable than those of its competitors.


Del Monte: No Surprises Here

The food purveyor gives investors something to chew on.