I have been working in the Instrument Engineering field for the last 35 years for various pipeline, oil refining, petrochemical and mining companies. I am currently employed in Fort McMurray, Alberta Canada. I have a special interest in writing about topics of the day involving engineering and stocks.
I have held several positions in corporations like Treasurer at Ares-Serono in Geneva (Switzerland) and Madrid (Spain), and at Cemex in Madrid. I have also held the position of CFO of Telefónica International Miami branch with broad responsibilities of the operations in San Salvador and Guatemala, and Director of Control and Budgeting at Telesp in São Paulo (Brazil). Since 2004 I work for myself.
I received a BA in Finance from Universidad Complutense de Madrid and course studies of Marketing and Finance under an Erasmus Scholarship in Worms and Mannheim in Germany.
Currently after finishing a Master of Accounting and Financial Management I am preparing for the CPA exam in Florida. I own and work for a Tax and Financial Services Company in South Florida. I’m very interested in all types of cultures and truly believe that markets can help to make a better world in all aspects.
66, retired, politically conservative, small time investor. Convinced that investing in reuseable energy sources is the best bet to maximize return. Long (next 3 years) in lithium, biofuels, and rees and now graphite/graphene, coblat, nanadium, manganese and scandium
Learning how to take control and grow my savings became necessary around October 10, 2008. Seeking Alpha has been a dependable source. I am glad to be living in retirement during this time of computers and the internet. //Teaching reading and writing in the same small town from 1963 until 2001 exposed me to a total of about 3,000 children in kindergarten through grade 8. I was there long enough to meet some third graders who had grown to the point where they were consulting with me as parents. I live with detailed knowledge of the fact that each person is doing the best s/he can do, with what s/he has, in the situation where they find themselves. //Facets of what caused our astounding growth are shaping our future as we watch the people of China absorb and apply knowledge. Our children are less able to focus mindfully as they respond to marketing exploitation and our language becomes filled with self-expression.