Eric Falkenstein (http://www.efalken.com) works for Walleye Software, based in Minneapolis. His blog, Falkenblog (http://falkenblog.blogspot.com/), is mainly about economics and finance. Prior published articles are kept here (http://www.efalken.com/papers/index.html). Prior to his current position, Eric was a long/short equity portfolio manager at Deephaven Capital Management and Telluride Capital Management. Prior to that, at Moody's he developed RiskCalcTM, the leading tool for estimating private firm default risk. At KeyCorp bank, he was Head of Capital Allocations and Quantitative Research, and implemented various capital allocation processes around the bank. He has a PhD in economics from Northwestern University. His recent book, Finding Alpha, was published by Wiley Finance. Visit his blog: Falkenblog (http://falkenblog.blogspot.com/)
Careered primary in healthcare equities and finance. Held board seats in 15 companies. MBA in Finance & Quantitative Analysis; BS in Mathematics and Economics. Interests include: continued hegemony of the USA and our allies, improving our political system to minimize the pursuit of foolish policies, improving our educational system, better debates of conservative vs liberal vs libertarian ideas, limitations of economic policies in a capitalist society, limitations of science, long term investing, market psychology, Godel's Theorem, Dark Matter, Dark Energy, Chaos Theory, exposing faulty-logic and half-truths, catching my own foolish mistakes, etc.
Currently practicing civil litigation for a small law firm. Past experience in business and real estate valuation. Majored in political science at a liberal arts college; however participating in the Goldman Sachs analyst program after college sparked my passion for investing. Interested primarily in value investing and identifying risks. My goal is to improve the logic and clarity of my investment ideas through my writing and the comments I receive from others.
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Nigokhos Kanaryan, PhD is CEO of SI Risk Innovations, a Bulgarian start-up company on investment and risk management technologies. He has 10 years of experience in investment management industry. He is registered investment consultant with Bulgarian Financial Supervision Commission. He has a doctoral degree in finance. Nigokhos was awarded by Istanbul Stock Exchange for “Best Financial Paper” in 2002.
Nigokhos is teaching Portfolio Theory and Risk Management at New Bulgarian University. His research interest covers contrarian investing, Turkish equity market, investment risk management, financial econometrics.
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I trained in surgery before switching to strategy consulting. After several years of advising executives in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries I decided to take some time off to apply some of what I had learned about healthcare (both at the bedside and in the boardroom) to investing.
Technical Analyst, Publishing Ideas at www.tradingview.com, Sep 2011-present
VP Equity Trading, Technical Analyst, Registered Options Principle, S.G. Warburg & Co. Inc., 1990-1994
Portfolio Manager, 1994-present.
Trading System Developer, Trader, Manager, 2006-2009, Futures Trading Systems.
Day-Trader in Listed Equities, 1997-2003.
Publisher and Market Commentator, Developer and Advisor: www.tradingview.com
Publish forecasts and make market timing decisions using both fundamental and technical data.