I am a former sell-side analyst -- UBS 1996-2002, Needham 2002-2006 and ThinkEquity 2006-2008. These days I review automobiles and other technology products, as well as analyze the automotive and technology industries, and coming up with long/short ideas. I also continue to write (less frequently) on macroeconomics and politics.
I have over a decade of experience in the Financial Information Services Industry. I, Laxman Vembar, have a Masters in CS and am a CFA, FRM Charter holder. I recently quit my job to concentrate on a couple of private ventures and am sharing my thoughts on investment/trade opportunities in the tech sector.
Sophocles, a Fulbright scholar and Chartered Financial Analyst, has over 15 years experience in the global financial markets. He manages institutional money based on his personal investment strategy (known as FatAlpha). He spent over 11 years at an award-winning London-based emerging markets hedge fund while was previously employed in the brokerage and investment banking industry. A strong believer in value investing, Sophocles is passionate about the markets and his pursuit of investment alpha. His strategy consists of combining quantitative models with his own qualitative analysis. Sophocles graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a double major in Economics and Finance.
being old school, process of elimination's the things we use daily. Water soap etc. Now the home HD new pipe will not biodegrade PVC pipe awesome,Copper dissolves. We need lumber cement, Equipment then excavation Hauling Gas etc. So elements of the metals. Now we need to learn a different more sufficient way of living. Methane can be used to fuel a city. Out West," if the plan goes as written" Earth is very similar to the human body. 90% water The More the glaciers melt the More active volcano erupts. To make more land..So the market determines. Time Weather building rebuilding. The human body needs lubrication for the skin. The earth needs lubrication too keep the ground full of nutrients to grow crops and stop droughts. So I believe that if we change lifestyle. Grow wheat fields that may minimize the rapid erosions.. Bamboo is a great substitute and sugar cane. I believe that we can see the biggest industrial corporations .
The Federal Reserve has pegged interest rates to all time lows. This leaves income investors in a quandary - not knowing where to invest.
Bruce looks at the best income, growth, natural resource, and technology equities while taking a contrarian approach. ETFs can often be used to mitigate risk for investors who wish to take a "hands off" approach.
Bruce has degrees from Calvin College and the University of South Dakota and has been investing in the markets for 40 years.
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