I have been investing in the markets for the last 10 years. My strategies take advantage of the various moves the market makes through different economic cycles. In periods of Volatility, I will take trades that would last several days or weeks. During trending periods, I will take core positions that could last several months. I trade all asset classes and believe you have to be nimble in today's markets . You have to be able to deploy capital into the correct strategies and asset classes that will provide you with the best returns at that point in time. I am an independent trader that formerly worked as an investment consultant for Wells Fargo. I currently own several wireless retail stores and fast food businesses in the United States. I invest as part of my passion and to continuously educate myself and others. I believe in educating new investors on how to properly invest in the market. I believe there is more than one way to make money in the markets. When I was first starting out, I was searching for the holy grail. What I found was there were several ways to make money in the markets. It is more about finding the right strategy that would fit the investor's personality than the strategy itself.
Rodney Johnson works closely with Harry Dent to study how people spend money as they go through predictable stages of life, how that spending drives our economy and how readers can use this information to invest successfully in any market.
Rodney began his career in financial services on Wall Street in the 1980s with Thomson McKinnon and then Prudential Securities. He started working on projects with Harry in the mid-1990s.
He’s a regular guest on several radio programs and is featured on television where he discusses economic trends ranging from the price of oil to the direction of the U.S. economy. He too is a regular guest on fox Business’s “America’s Nightly Scorecard.” He holds degrees from Georgetown University and Southern Methodist University.
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I am new to investing, with a particular interest in short-term results from MicoCap and SmallCap companies and establishing long-term wealth spread across diverse investment vehicles.
As an award-winning graphic artist I am passionate about my work and love the thrill of new creative projects. Having a style that is clean, contemporary and well balanced allows me to adapt artistically and leave a little piece of me in each project. Turning ideas into reality is my passion.
My work has graced book covers, magazines, printed marketing materials, as well as the world wide web. I have been fortunate to work with industries such as luxury real estate, high end hospitality, fine family dining, investments and finance, addiction and behavioral health.
I am an independent investor. My investment philosophy stems from the teachings of Benjamin Graham, Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, Seth Klarman, Philip Fisher, and Peter Lynch (among others). I tend to favor quality stocks with favorable future prospects that can be acquired at reasonable or cheap prices.
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I am a full-time student at Baker College here in Cadillac, MI. I am studying Business Management. I am also learning about the stock market and how to be a good trader one day. So, I thought what a great place to start than to learn from the "best and brightest" on Seeking Alpha.
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Jim Sims serves as Director of Public Affairs for Molycorp, Inc., the Western Hemisphere's only producer of rare earths. Sims served for 12 years in the U.S. Senate, including as Chief of Staff to former U.S. Senator Bob Kasten (WI). He also served in the White House as Director of Communications for President George W. Bush's National Energy Policy Task Force. A renewable energy advocate in Washington, D.C. for most of the 90s, Jim helped to launch the first national geothermal energy trade association.
Jack A. Bass B.A. LL.B is one of North America's foremost economists and
tax strrategists . Heforecast the dramatic rise in the price of gold and the fall in natural
gas prices abd the decline in the shipping sector( www.amp2012.com).
He writes a tax column at Your Offshore Money ( http:www.youroffshoremoney.com)and a blog as The Tax Guru.
threaten all markets as the influence of runaway printing presses will
turn on its creators - The White House and Wall Street - and then on
the folks on Main Street. We can only rely on ourselves to prepare for
the turns in economic cycles".
Jacks education includes degrees in Economics and Law. He has
completed (graduating at the top of his class) the securities course as
part of a large American retail broker. His public service work
includes the roles as government advisor to Native Indian bands as
well as being the administrator to one of the largest First Nations in
British Columbia Canada. He has also served as the Executive
Director for non-profits seeking to develop downtown business/retail
cores and for community organizations lending to high-risk business
His books include The Apprentice Millionaire Portfolio and The AMP Gold and Precious Metals Portfolio ( available from Amazon.com)