I've been in investment management since 1990, currently as a long-only money manager for Alsin Capital. I received my law degree from the University of Oregon in 1984, worked as an accountant for the international accounting firm KPMG, then got involved in investing. I've written over 300 columns for The Financial Times, TheStreet.com, Realmoney.com and SeekingAlpha.com.
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Focused on upcoming retirement (4-8 years from now). Seeking a portfolio balance of stable dividend growth stocks and capital growth potential stocks.
Professional Background: Business Insurance Underwriter (Property and Liability) and University Risk Manager.
Biotech & Health Care: JNJ, CAH, MDT.
Consumer Staples: MO, CVS, KHC, MCD.
Consumer Disc: DPZ, FIZZ, MNST, STZ, SBUX,
Tech: GOOGL, AMZN, FB, MSFT.
Small Caps: MGPI. (produces grain for hard liquor manufacturers)
Industrial Cyclical: LMT, RTN, BA.
I am an Israeli citizen- certified as an attorney at law and a portfolio manager. Today I have the privelige to "work" in the field I am pasionate about- investing. My mission is to teach and apply value investing in Israel. I am inclined to quantative and empirically based value investing in small cap stocks. At our firm, Quantum Capital Markets, in Petach Tikva, Israel, I apply these strategies to my customers accounts -SMA, IRA and Pension funds. My investment gurus are Warren Buffet, Seth Klarman and Joel Greenblatt. This year I attended the Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting for the first time. What an experience!
I also dedicate my time to finding the best capital allocaters in the world who can invest with for the long term.