I'm currently working as a Financial Analyst and want to pass on some of my thoughts regarding the financial markets. I have an interest in history, banking, NCAA football, and geopolitics. I'm a huge fan of Seeking Alpha and I hope to connect with authors and commenters that I admire. I plan to write about some large cap companies and the subsidiaries that are frequently ignored by Wall Street. My first stab at this should include a foray into North American energy. I have about 15 years of investing experience, and I began following the bubble stocks during the late 90's (while I was still in high school). I still remember seeing Cisco with a $500 billion market cap. I held it and watched it race lower. These experiences led me to focus on stocks which I could "understand." For anyone interested in successful investing, this requires continuous learning. Please reach out to me via comments for future article ideas.
Entrepreneur in Construction/Real Estate - Rebuilding the Jersey Shore.
Prior corporate career in pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, energy industries in Supply Chain Logistics.
MBA in Finance and Economics
Recent Graduate of the University of Illinois with a B.S. in Finance. CFA Level II Candidate. Valuation and Financial Opinions Analyst with ~1 year experience specializing in Transaction Advisory and Financial Reporting for the Consumer Products, Chemicals, and Energy Sectors. ~10 years investing experience.
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I spend most of my time reading through annual reports looking for a small-cap stock to feature in my monthly edition of "The Conservative Investor Digest." That is where you can find my best work, and that is where I focus my research.
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I focus on investments in the oil & gas sector with an eye for dividend income and long-term capital appreciation. I typically allocate a portion of my own portfolio and devote some of my Seeking Alpha articles to small and medium sized companies offering compelling risk/reward propositions.
I am an engineer, not a qualified investment advisor. While the information and data presented in this article were obtained from company documents and/or sources believed to be reliable, they have not been independently verified. Therefore, I cannot guarantee its accuracy. I advise investors conduct their own research and/or consult a qualified investment advisor. I explicitly disclaim any liability that may arise from investment decisions you make based on this article. Thanks for reading and I wish you much success – Michael Fitzsimmons.