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Jim Sloan

 
ABOUT
I am a retired professor, a retired investment adviser, and currently a private investor and full-time tennis pro. I bought my first stock in a custodial account in 1958. I am a student of history, particularly military and economic/market history. The intellectual passions of my retirement years are markets, mathematics, and quantum theory. I like to travel. I served in Vietnam.
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  • Description: Retiree. Trading frequency: Monthly
  • Interests: Dividend stock ideas & income, Retirement savings, Stocks - long
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Jerzy Kosinski: a biography (by James Park Sloan) This is a literary biography of a complicated and controversial writer whose childhood took place in Poland during the Holocaust, then a student in Marxist post-war Poland, who was an ambitious emigre writer in 1960 America and a writer/celebrity in the 1970s and 80s later hobnobbing with Henry Kissinger, ...More
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Value Over Glamor: 2 New Studies Reinforce The Argument That Book Value Is The Best Metric http://seekingalpha.com/a/1d5v5 Jun 30, 2014