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David Addison  

I am a value investor with a bent for quantitative analysis.

What began as an inconspicuous post-college job became an unintended odyssey into the 'rabbit hole' of quantitative finance. I began as a floor clerk on the CME/CBOT floor in Chicago. It was a pretty simple job running around pieces of paper, but I was stupefied by the world around me through which billions of dollars flowed daily. Determined to figure it out, I began a several year long independent study of all things pertaining to finance.

I became a SeekingAlpha contributor because I am an avid user. I love that the content creators and users are one in the same!

Axioms that explain my analytical philosophy:

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  • Description: Occasional Investor. Trading frequency: Monthly
  • Interests: Bonds, Commodities, Dividend stock ideas & income, ETFs, Energy stocks, Forex, Futures, Options, REITs, Stocks - long, Stocks - short
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The World Is I got the idea for the site’s name from a Rush song, “Tom Sawyer”. This song is about an individual, “today’s Tom Sawyer”, who claims the world as his.
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