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August 27, 2014 - USA Today
6 Companies Push Tax Rules Most
Featured in this USA Today article is Gradient Analytics’ analyst Nicholas Yee's report on six companies that are using a variety of techniques to shift pretax profits to lower-tax areas. Read more

August 26, 2014 - USA Today
Seven U.S. companies shrinking tax bills
Gradient Senior Analyst Nicholas Yee, who has long been studying tax management techniques, is quoted on the trend of U.S. companies moving money to overseas accounts to reduce tax bills. Read more

August 7, 2013 - Business Insider
Tesla Shocks Investors Again With A Surprise Profit
Tesla beat Q2 expectations by a penny, but Gradient Director of Research Donn Vickrey thinks Tesla's results "have been driven by nonrecurring boosts and accounting gimmicks, all of which are either unsustainable or purely cosmetic." Read article   Similar articles appeared in Yahoo Finance, and ValueWalk.

June 25, 2013 - AutoGuide
Is Tesla’s Best Quality its Biggest Flaw?
Director of Research Donn Vickrey discusses his "F" rating for Tesla in this AutoGuide article. Read article

June 21, 2013 - ValueWalk
Ebix: Tax Reserve May Be Dangerously Low
Gradient analyst Nicholas Yee is of the opinion that EBIX could be in big trouble. Read article.

June 3, 2013 - Bloomberg TV
Are Tesla's Bulls Retreating?
Director of Research Donn Vickrey opines on this subject in this Bloomberg TV interview. Watch interview

May 29, 2013 - Business Insider
Tesla Bulls Are Ignoring A Bunch Of Serious Issues
Business Insider reporter Mamta Badkar interviews Director of Research Donn Vickrey on his concerns about Tesla Motors' (TSLA) earnings. Read article

May 28, 2013 - Business Insider
Goldman Has Mixed Feelings After Visiting Tesla
Director of Research Donn Vickrey is quoted in this article about Tesla Motors (TSLA), saying that Tesla's Q1 profit margin was "closer to 5.7%, when excluding credits," rather than 17% reported by Tesla. Read article

May 21, 2013 - Reuters
Exclusive: Bob Lutz, Chinese in bid to buy Fisker Automotive
Director of Research Donn Vickrey was quoted in this Reuters article about Fisker Automotive, saying that "Any attempt to revive the company faces an uphill battle with future investors, dealers and consumers." Read article

May 16, 2013 - CNBC.com
Tesla Earnings Quality Sketchy, Yet Stock Keeps Chugging
Director of Research Donn Vickrey discusses with Herb Greenberg in this CNBC article why Tesla (TSLA) earned a Gradient grade of F. Gradient's concern about Tesla's earnings quality is also at the center of the discussion on the same day on Herb Greenberg's Herb on the Street video.

May 9, 2013 - Investor's Business Daily
Nick Gibbons, Gradient analyst and associate director of research, is quoted in this article: Europe Emerges As Leader Of Foreign Stocks' Q1 Earnings.

March 20, 2013 - Bloomberg News
Nick Gibbons, Gradient analyst and associate director of research, is interviewed in this story about Hewlett-Packard on Bloomberg TV: Looking Back at H-P's Autonomy Fiasco

2012

August 22, 2012 - USA Today
Gradient analyst Robert Kennedy is quoted in this story about Facebook: Expect more insider selling of Facebook Stock

July 23, 2012 - Barron's
Gradient's report on pension funds is featured in this Barron's article: Gradient Sees WY, ED, NOC Among 'Out of Line' Pensions

March 14, 2012 -- Barron's
A Pile of Ways to Play the Banking Sector

February 1, 2012 -- Dow Jones
Nick Gibbons, Gradient analyst, is quoted in his Dow Jones article on Kodak: Kodak Pensions Stocked with High Level of Illiquid Assets