Investment Manager Irfan Chaudhry has more than 20 years of investing experience in global equity markets, commodities. real estate and alternative strategies. He has an undegraduate degree in electrical engineering, MBA and is CFA & CAIA charter holder. Being passionately curious about the market’s behavior he uses his statistical and financial background to question the common views and profit on the misconceptions. His time is divided mainly to analyzing various markets, energy markets, precious and industrial metals and alternative asset classes. He advises on micro and macro asset allocation, investment strategies and trading ideas and writes commentaries & essays. He is also an avid student of mathematics, psychology, philosophy and statistics.
Private investor from Sweden even though investments have made it possible for us to travel & live around the world.
Becoming a more conservative investor year by year it seems.
Best investment advice? Get a Swedish passport and enjoy our superb low tax solutions on capital gains.... Swedish citizens can opt out of 30% profit tax (& deductions) and instead choose to pay "a wealth tax" consisting of about 30% of the government bond yield or less than half a percent last year.
Sweden has a government debt of 30% of GDP and no budget deficit and is not part of the Euro debacle... The conservatives (well actually they are liberals but that means something else compared to the US where liberals seems to mean democrats which in my mind seems to be very close to the French socialist party) have been in power for 8 years soon....
Owner-Consultant of Turnaround and Recovery service business. A veteran and successful Broadcast-Media executive and skilled negotiator. Heed W.Buffet's Rules 1+ 2. Like investing in asset classes that I understand and that have visible important gain and swing potential. Like leveraged ETFs most to cover these criteria, once identified. Have a Finance and Accountancy Degree from McGill Univ. and was a CFO for medium size corporations in my early career. My earliest love, out of college, was working for a broker, ergo the investing penchant.
Jason is a small business owner that has been investing in stocks since 1989. He is a value/growth investor. Jason holds degrees in biomedical engineering and materials engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and started his own company in 2001, thus increasing his enjoyment of life considerably. Disclaimer: Jason reminds investors to always do their own due diligence on any investment, and to consult their own financial adviser or representative when necessary. Any material provided is intended as general information only, and should not be considered or relied upon as a formal investment recommendation.
Consulting statistician/engineer, now retired. I'm working chiefly on rapid asset growth, leaning to risk-averse strategies. I use a mix of trading and long positions, chiefly in financials, mining, and energy. I am slowly moving into other sectors as I increase my knowledge of them. I am located in Canada and at this point I am wholly in Canadian stocks. US and Global exposure is through Canadian firms that are heavily weighted to foreign operations.
Retired physician. Old enough to have a limited long term outlook. None of the above
investors has mentioned a much more basic consideration.
The investment is in NOK,which is already a positive aspect in the light of the strength of the
currency.... Any loan to finance the purchase of shares is in local currencies, at present low
rates and with a greater likelihood of inflation in the coming years.
Interest and part of the capital covered by a 7, 9 or 17% dividend! There ARE risks....but,
with stable returns and the fact that the main shareholders have a lot of skin in the game.