I am Seeking Alpha's CEO and Editor-in-Chief. My love for the stock markets goes back to when I was a kid. Who else remembers combing through the stock quotes at the back of the business section of your local paper?
I joined Seeking Alpha in 2006 and launched Wall Street Breakfast and Market Currents, our top-of-class short-form breaking news for investors. In 2010 I became editor-in-chief and in 2015 I became CEO.
I live in Jerusalem with my wife and a bunch of exceptional kids. Most days, you'll find me making the commute from Jerusalem to Raanana. Occasionally I get to work from my home-office, from where I keep an eye on the beautiful Judean Hills.
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My education includes a BSEE and an MBA. I am retired from a 35 year career as an engineer, and 5 years as an educator in a college business department. I am married, with 2 sons, 6 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. I have been a very active (daily) investor for the past 11 years, but I would not call myself a day trader, more like a frequent trader. My portfolio is conservative, with a preference for individual issues, although I occasionally use ETFs. I reserve a modest portion of my stock allocation for more aggressive investing.
Investing my money my way. Have no use for advisors who all recommend all mega-caps with 2% yields and insist that diversification means owning bonds, stocks (US), international stocks etc all the time no matter what is going on. Buy low sell high- if bonds or stocks or anything is way up, sell some. If it goes higher sell some more. If you sell all your stuff wait till it comes down again..way way down, and buy. Low. Dividends are good. Cash is good. Long term Debt is bad almost always. That's me.