David Trainer

CEO, New Constructs

Trainer brings insight and transparency to research on stocks, ETFs and mutual funds.

Posts by David Trainer

Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds by Sector

This report focuses on my top picks and pans for all sector funds. I will follow this summary with a detailed report on each sector....More

Danger Zone: Navistar (NAV)

NAV bulls believe the company will regain much of its lost market share and return to profitability as its warranty liabilities from EGR engines goes....More

Sector Rankings For ETFs & Mutual Funds

For the first quarter of 2014, only three sectors manage to even earn a Neutral rating. My sector ratings are based on the aggregation of my fund....More

Danger Zone: NetSuite (N)

Instead of leading in one segment, N has found itself a minor player in several. N significantly lags behind its peers in several profitability....More

The Naughty and Nice List for Retail ETFs

Let’s see which retail-focused ETFs have been naughty or nice....More

How To Avoid the Worst Sector ETFs

Picking from the multitude of sector ETFs is a daunting task. In any given sector there may be as many as 44 different ETFs, and there are at least....More

Danger Zone: salesforce.com (CRM)

Simply put, a $30 billion market cap for a company with negative profits does not make sense. There are too many competitors out there for CRM to....More

How To Find the Best Sector ETFs

There are at least 44 different Financials ETFs and at least 174 ETFs across all sectors. Do investors need that many choices? How different can the....More

New Stocks Make Most Attractive/Dangerous Lists For December

Both LF and ECL have seen significant bottom line growth in the past two years. However, the differences in the way the two companies achieved their....More

Danger Zone: Electronic Arts (EA)

The bullish case for EA rests on the growth of mobile gaming, but the company’s valuation already factors in that potential growth. The upside is....More
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