D.R. Barton on Fox Business: How to Play Trump’s Trade War

The trade war negotiations between the United States and China continue as Trump persists in his threats to raise tariffs. While this has raised concerns about the possible negative long-term consequences of these tensions, the S&P and the Dow are currently only down by a couple percent. The Chinese market has been more affected by the tensions, emboldening Trump’s belief that the country is more vulnerable than the U.S. to a trade war. Regardless of the long-term implications of the negotiations, the interim provides great opportunities for profit. In this live appearance on Fox Business, D.R. explains how these opportunities apply to both short and long-term traders… Click here to watch


D.R. Barton on Varney & Co.: Taking the “Bucks” Out of Starbucks

While Starbucks has been a juggernaut for years, rapidly expanding its franchise across the world, it recently announced that it will close 150 underperforming stores next year. That number is three times the usual amount of stores that close in one year. This announcement will impact stores primarily located in urban areas where the company is overly saturated. This oversaturation has caused the company to reduce its same-store sales forecast from 3% growth to 1%, indicating that the company is really hurting. The stock dropped 3.5% in after-hours trading following the announcement yesterday. In this live appearance on Varney & Co., D.R. references a humorous old standup routine about seeing one Starbucks across from another Starbucks. He also gives his opinion on whether we should buy this stock on the dip…Click here to watch