‘I just cannot see that it would warrant $70,000’

Andrew M. Santos

Donald Trump’s hair is back in the news amid the New York Times report that on his unearthed tax returns, he wrote off “more than $70,000 to style his hair during The Apprentice” — but his locks have long been a fascinating topic.

Ted Gibson, hairstylist to the stars who has the most expensive haircut the country at his Starring By Ted Gibson salon in L.A., indulges questions about President Trump’s hair. (Photo: Amy Sussman/Getty Images for STARRING by Ted Gibson and The Professional Beauty Federation of California )

While the New York Times report is vague and there many unknowns — was it $70,000 a year or $70,000 over the 11 years he appeared on the reality show, it didn’t specify — we couldn’t resist picking hairstylist to the stars Ted Gibson’s brain about the pricey expenditure. After all, Trump’s locks are notorious, mostly because they’re

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Ulta Beauty’s Focus on Domestic Market Growth Likely to Aid

Andrew M. Santos

TipRanks

3 Stocks Flashing Signs of Strong Insider Buying

If you really want to know which stocks the experts – and those in the know – are buying, pay attention to what they’re doing. Stock reports, company reviews, and press statements are helpful, but you’ll get significant information from watching what the insiders are up to.The insiders – the corporate officers and board members – have to disclose when they snap up shares to prevent any unfair advantages. Tracking their stock purchases can be a useful strategy because if an insider spends their own money on a stock, it could signal that they believe big gains are in store.So, investors looking for stocks that may be flying ‘under the radar,’ but with potential to climb fast, watching for insider purchases identify some sweet market plays. To make that search easier, the TipRanks Insiders’ Hot Stocks tool gets the footwork started

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Ulta (ULTA) Down 3.2% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

Andrew M. Santos

It has been about a month since the last earnings report for Ulta Beauty (ULTA). Shares have lost about 3.2% in that time frame, outperforming the S&P 500.

Will the recent negative trend continue leading up to its next earnings release, or is Ulta due for a breakout? Before we dive into how investors and analysts have reacted as of late, let’s take a quick look at the most recent earnings report in order to get a better handle on the important drivers.

Ulta Beauty Q2 Earnings Top Estimates, Sales Miss

Ulta Beauty posted second-quarter fiscal 2020 results, with the top and the bottom line declining year over year. Also, sales missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Results were affected by coronavirus-led store closures. However, the company started reopening stores during the quarter, with Shop Safe standards. Also, it is witnessing improved trends.

Incidentally, comparable sales or comps improved considerably as

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Issa Rae Has Entered The Beauty Game

Andrew M. Santos

Refinery29

Why Insecure’s Emmys Shutout Hurts, Even If You Love Schitt’s Creek

If you were — like Issa Rae famously quipped at the 2017 Emmys — “rooting for everybody Black” at this year’s Primetime Emmy Awards Sunday night, you would have had a lot to celebrate. The show made history for delivering the most nominations for Black performers ever, and then again for actually giving a record number of Emmys to Black actors (nine in total, four given out on the live broadcast). When you’re used to award shows blatantly ignoring formidable examples of Black excellence and yelling obscenities at your TV in vain, this year’s Emmys brought welcome change and many chances to scream “YESSSSS” at your screens. There was, however, one big glaring omission: Insecure did not win any of the major awards it was nominated for. The HBO series created by and starring Rae, which has a

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