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Dan Moskowitz

Dan Moskowitz


Dan Moskowitz spends the majority of his time researching stocks. He believes that fundamentals, and logic pertaining to industry trends, win out over the long haul.

Recent articles


4 Telling CEO Quotes on the Economy

Investing is sometimes like an open-book test. All you have to do is read and listen. When you listen, make sure you pay special attention to the CEOs. This is a prime example.

1 Big Reason Why Costco Dominates Its Peers

You might read a lot about Costco’s business model as the primary reason for its success, but there’s more to the story.

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eCommerce Throwdown: Amazon vs. Wal-Mart vs. Target

Amazon is the largest online retailer in the world, but that doesn't mean it has the most potential in the eCommerce space going forward.


Target’s Digital Aggression Is Likely to Pay Off

Forget the present. Pay attention to future trends. Digital presence and sales will be the key growth drivers for some of the world’s biggest retailers. Target is setting itself up ahead of time.


Scary Consumer Charts and 2 Investment Opportunities

If you believe that the consumer is struggling right now, then these charts will help verify your beliefs. However, you should also note two quality investment opportunities despite these trends.

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Will Target Continue to See a Cold Reception in Canada?

Target is relying on Canada as a future growth catalyst, but this is going to be much more challenging than anticipated.

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Kroger and Wal-Mart Are Likely to Enjoy Market Share Gains

These two companies are on opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to the targeted consumer, but that’s exactly why both of them stand to benefit.

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Will Wal-Mart Buy One of the Dollar Stores?

It’s a question many people are asking, but the answer seems pretty obvious.

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Target: Life After the Data Breach

Target is doing everything it can to improve operations, but is there any real hope for profitable growth down the road?

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Target vs. Wal-Mart vs. Amazon: A Tricky Investment Situation

You will likely be surprised by what has already taken place, and you should know what’s going to happen.


Costco's Global Expansion... With a Twist

Costco is delivering stellar results around the world, but growth will eventually slow in the United States. This ties into Costco’s global expansion strategy, but like most other things Costco, it’s far from a strategy that follows the herd.

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Target vs. Wal-Mart: Which Is Ahead in the Digital Race and Why Does It Matter?

Omni-channel pertains to streamlining physical, online, and mobile shopping experiences for customers so they can shop when, where, and how they want. It’s imperative for a retailer to succeed in the omni-channel space if it wants to survive, let alone thrive.

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The Future of Target Depends on This

Target has a specific goal in mind. If it can achieve this goal, the market will see significant margin improvements, which would lead to increased profits.


1 Huge Risk Facing Costco Wholesale

Most retailers are hurrying to find ways to attract Millennials (ages 18-32) to its physical and online stores since it’s the largest generation since the Baby Boomers. Amazon has a huge lead, and it could impact Costco down the road.

Target Canada

Still O (No) Canada for Target?

Target had an extremely slow start north of the border last year. Fortunately, traffic and sales are improving, but what about profits?

Target Canada

Be Wary of Sales Growth at Target

Most investors drool when they see sales growth, but not the savvy ones. There’s a good reason for this.

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What Makes Costco So Appealing to Consumers?

You read about Costco’s superiority in the membership warehouse space, but do you know why it’s superior? It’s the same reason why so many savvy investors flock to Costco.

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Target Corporation: Show Me The Margins!

Target is making progress in recovering once-loyal customers lost after the data breach, but at what cost?

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What Is Wal-Mart Doing in Asia?

Asia presents great growth potential for the biggest retailer in the world, but this opportunity also comes with headwinds. What does the future hold?

Target Canada

Target: The Good News, the Bad News, and Its Top 3 Priorities

Target’s data breach came as a massive hit to the company, but the company's story goes much deeper. Here's what investors should know.