David Sharek

David Sharek is stock portfolio manager at Shareks Stock Portfolios and the founder of The School of Hard Stocks. His Growth Portfolio has averaged investors 12% per year since 2003, 4% better than the S&P 500's 8% during that time. David's posted four years of +40% returns in his 16 year career. His book The School of Hard Stocks can be found on Amazon.com.

China Lodging Changes its Name to Huazu Group

China Lodging has changed its name to Huazhu (HTHT). Still, the growth story remains the same — this is one of China’s fastest growing hotel chains. Is the stock a buy here?

J&J Snack Foods Has Been a Good Stock

J&J Snack Foods (JJSF) is a food maker, with 20% of sales coming from soft-bake pretzels. JJSF’s gone from $30 to $150 during the past decade, here’s what Sharek thinks of it now.

Chinese Stocks & the Decline of CNY

Chinese stocks are down more than 15% this year as the Chinese dollar (CNY) has fallen. Here’s Sharek’s take on 6 top Chinese stocks.

GrubHub is the Food Deliverer of America

After a whirlwind year of getting deals done, Grubhub (GRUB) is now the franchise American’s food delivery platform. And investors know.

Ball Corp Has Left Me Bored to Death

Ball Corp (BLL) is a can and jar manufacturer going through a growth spurt where profits are growing in the high-teens. This stock is a value with a P/E of just 15, but is boring to hold.