Daniel James

Daniel James


I'm primarily a value and fixed-income investor with a background in cultural anthropology. As a writer for the Fool, I focus mainly on the consumer goods sector, also dabbling in technology occaisionally. When not pouring over the world's stock markets, I like to read, travel and make music.

Recent articles

Why Is Bed Bath & Beyond Underperforming?

Bed Bath & Beyond is clearly underperforming its peers in home-furnishing retail. Why hasn't it benefited from the recovering housing market, and is the disappointment set to continue for its investors?

American Apparel's Problems Highlight Broader Industry Weakness

American Apparel looks mired in problems at the moment as it seeks a capital injection amid controversy surrounding alleged sexual misconduct by its now ousted CEO, while competitors Lululemon and American Eagle Outfitters are suffering from management issues of their own.

J.M. Smucker Sales Slide Amid Price Hikes

Issues surrounding the pricing of its coffee have affected J.M. Smucker's results, although the company still seems to be performing reasonably well overall.

Is Time Running Out for RadioShack?

With the retailer having delivered yet another disastrous earnings report, some commentators are wondering how much time RadioShack has left.