Andrew Todd, Seeking Alpha contributor and founder of ValueInvestorTimes.com (http://www.ValueInvestorTimes.com/), is a professional investor and financial journalist located in Spokane, WA. His investing approach and inspiration come from successful investors such as Benjamin Graham, Warren Buffett and Peter Lynch. Focusing on fundamentals as well as broad market conditions and trends, Andrew screens the market for beaten down, mis-priced securities that have the potential for significant recovery and capital appreciation. Andrew holds a bachelors degree in Finance and has twelve years of experience in the stock market. He started investing at the age of fifteen with money he earned from a paper route. Through the years, Andrew has learned from experience and from the experience of financial professionals. His value oriented and long-term approach to investing has proved itself highly successful through bear and bull markets for over a decade. This investing success and experience allow Andrew to pass on his knowledge of investing to his readers with confidence and insight. Look for Andrew’s upcoming columns in Seeking Alpha, as well as ValueInvestorTimes.com (http://www.ValueInvestorTimes.com/).