Lawrence A. Rothman, CFA

Lawrence A. Rothman, CFA

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Recent articles

It's Not Time for Toll Brothers

Just because the downturn may not hurt Toll as much, that doesn't mean you should buy the stock.


Pep Boys: Keep Driving on By

This operation needs a big tune-up.


Charming Shoppes Are Losing Appeal

Get ready for more excuses from Charming Shoppes.


The Bank That Didn't Go Subprime

Hudson City Bancorp is looking pretty good these days, because it's been making smart, conservative business decisions.


Perry Ellis Has Something for Everyone

The quarterly results are a perfect fit.

Lancaster Colony's Stuck in the Freezer

The frozen-foods specialist can't catch a break from the Barrister.


Elizabeth Arden: Black Is the New Red

Mariah helps the cosmetics company make it happen.


A Winning Recipe for Smith & Wollensky

A buyout is just what the steakhouse needed.


Enough in the Tank for Susser Holdings?

Can the company work a good product mix to its advantage?


Dueling Fools: Starbucks Bear

Even the hottest cup of coffee eventually cools off.

Dueling Fools: Starbucks Bear Rebuttal

There are too many unfavorable ingredients in this bitter brew.


Longs' Prescription for Success

Longs Drug may be small, but it excels in its regional niche.


TJX to the Maxx

Investors might want to jump into this expectations-beating cart.


An Early Gift, Saks Style

Luxurious times abound for the upscale retailer.


Lagging at Landry's

Landry's Restaurants battles more than a casual-dining downturn.

Timeless Style at TJX

For investors, this company is serving up all the perennial favorites.


Nordstrom Knows Quality

A luxury retailer serves up an attractive price.


BJ's Summertime Slip

The wholesale club cools off in July.


Ann Taylor's Frumpy Comps

Falling same-store sales and more markdowns ... something needs to give.


Don't Get on the Kohl's Bus

A disappointing pattern continues into back-to-school season.