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Efsinvestment.com website offers simple do-it-yourself type of investment ideas. You can download excel files that can easily calculate the Fair Value of a stock, along with O-Metrix score and Margin of Safety.
Investment philosophy is to first determine the maximum loss, and invest accordingly. Like many value investors, we prefer to invest in stocks with the highest dividend yields, and highest EPS growth potentials. Telecommunication and energy stocks in emerging markets are among the favorites.
Seeking Alpha offers a great opportunity to become a part of a strong finance network. Based on extensive quantitative analysis, in any market, going short is risky. Statistical analysis shows that technical indicators work only if they are strong enough to convince the majority of the investors. Do not buy a stock at the top, do not sell a stock at the dip.
I am a branch manager and Investment advisor with LPL Financial in Miami Florida. I practice Financial Planning and Wealth Management for both Individual an institutional accounts. A graduate from the University of Arizona in 1985 my financial services carreer spans the last 25 years in the areas of international banking, mortgage banking, and wealth management. I hold Series 6, 7, 24, 63, 66, and Life Health and Variable Annuity licenses. I am registered to conduct business in the states of CA, FL, MD, and NY. In addition to my love of finance and economics I am an avid sports fan and participant. Other interests include travelling to Europe, Latin America and reading medievel and ancient history.