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Chad Brand is the founder and President of Peridot Capital Management LLC, a money management firm that provides investment management services to individuals and their families.

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Restaurant Bubble? Shake Shack Has Two Locations At One Mall
Once seen as a very strong industry riding the secular trend of Americans moving away from cooking at home, the restaurant sector is starting to feel growing pains.
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Dillards Short Squeeze Makes LBO Less Likely Near-Term
In recent weeks Dillard's stock has soared, in part due to speculation that a massive short squeeze could be imminent. It looks like we are seeing signs of one right now, as the stock has moved from $48 in May to nearly $77 today.
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EC Amazon And Kenmore: A Mismatch Made In Desperation
Yesterday the financial markets reacted quite strongly to the news that Sears will now sell Kenmore products on Amazon. As a result, yesterday’s stock moves are likely to be short-lived, and they have provided investors with an opportunity.
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Another AMD Comeback: Stock Says Most Certainly Yes, But I’m Skeptical
AMD has not turned a material cash profit, after required capital expenditures, in any of the past 10 years.
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Retail Carnage (Part 4) – Are Controlling Families Starting Their Engines?
Nordstrom has been a family business for many decades and spending valuable time and energy justifying to analysts and small shareholders why management is making large investments aimed at cementing their competitive position.
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“Retail Carnage (Part 3) – Sorry Wall Street, Balance Sheets Do Matter
The common characteristic of the recent retailing bankruptcy announcements is highly leveraged balance sheets.
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Founder/President
Peridot Capital Management LLC
June 2004 - Present (13 years 5 months)

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Washington University in St. Louis - Olin Business School
BSBA, Finance
1998 / 2002

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