Samuel Ro

Samuel Ro

SAMUEL RO is a research analyst at James F. Reda & Associates, a compensation consulting firm. Previously he was senior equity analyst for the Forbes Special Situation Survey and Forbes Growth Investor newsletters and he contributed to's Personal Finance column and GreatSpeculations blog. Before joining Forbes, he held positions at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. and Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison. He earned his BA in religion from Boston University. Ro is a CFA charterholder and is vice president of the Kentuckians of New York Society.

Recent Stories By Samuel Ro:

  • American Manufacturing Renaissance: Myth or RealityMarch 24, 2013

    One of the big emerging economic stories in the world today is the American manufacturing renaissance. This is the idea that low energy prices, increasing productivity, and rising costs overseas...

  • The Stunning Collapse in Business ConfidenceNovember 15, 2012

    Morgan Stanley just published its November read on its proprietary Business Conditions Index, and it dropped 6 points to 35%. This follows last month's stunning 14 point plunge. "Rising...

  • Stock to Watch: Estee Lauder, H-P, Walmart, Abercrombie, AeropostaleAugust 15, 2011 week’s gut-wrenching five days, with stocks down around 2%...

  • Patent Problems at Pfizer; MasterCard’s Priceless QuarterAugust 1, 2011

    Pfizer: No Pill for Expiring Patents On Tuesday, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer (annual cost savings) is expected to say expiring patents caused earnings to fall to 59 cents per share from 62...

  • No Jobs, But America Still Needs Its iPadsJuly 29, 2011

    If you were to look only at the profit and stock performance of high-end, branded-goods companies like Apple (AAPL), Whole Foods (WFM), Tiffany (TIF), and Coach (COH), you’d have no idea that the U.S...

  • Stocks to Watch This WeekJuly 25, 2011

    Netflix: Soaring Stock, Hungry Rivals Netflix (NFLX) has rocketed 57% since the beginning of the year, and analysts expect it to report Q2 earnings of $1.11 per share, up 39% from a year...

  • Before the Bell: Stocks to Watch This WeekJuly 18, 2011

    Big Blue Investors Poised for Blowout QuarterIBM, which releases its Q2 financial results Monday afternoon, is expected to report earnings of $3.03 per share, up from $2.61 per share a year ago...

  • Bull Rider: Stocks to Watch This WeekJuly 11, 2011

    Aluminum Weather VaneThe always closely watched earnings of Alcoa will be even more intensely under the market microscope as the major aluminum producer announces second-quarter results after...

  • Five for Friday: The Companies Moving the MarketsJune 24, 2011

    Jefferies Foreshadows Upcoming Investment Bank EarningsRising compensation costs tied to a recent hiring spree were partly to blame for Jefferies Group’s disappointing profits of 39 cents per...

  • Girding for Second-Quarter Earnings: Time to Buy?June 22, 2011

    As the second quarter draws to a close this month, stock investors are anxiously awaiting another season of corporate earnings reports, which will unofficially kick off with aluminum giant Alcoa...

  • Five For Friday: Investing Insights to PonderJune 17, 2011

    Investors ‘Like’ Facebook Facebook’s IPO could put the value of the company above $100 billion, reports CNBC. Market research firm eMarketer projects Facebook could achieve...

  • Morgan Stanley Learns from a 15-Year-OldJune 6, 2011

    Morgan Stanley recently made news by saying that it would soon allow its brokers to use LinkedIn and Twitter in their daily activities.  “We are the first major wealth management firm to...

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