Lejun James Shao is the founder of www.myIRAs.net (http://www.myIRAs.net/), WhitePine Investment Inc of USA, and CEO of WhitePine Software Inc, Beijing, China. He was the top finisher in MSN's 1st US One Million Dollar Investment Contest, "Strategy Open Tournament," with a +45.88% return in 4 months from August 28 - December 2008. An IT wizard turned professional investor, James Shao graduated from the University of Michigan with a PhD degree in Computer Engineering in 1990 and worked as an assistant professor in Singapore's Nanyang Technology University for 5 years after graduation. He worked as Chief Software Engineer in DSP Technology, Design Engineer in Ford Motor Company, and several other high tech companies after his return. James Shao started his investment profession in 2001.
So little to tell. Age 86; in 58thyearastriallawyer who 'til recently spent quite little time investing. I regard SeekingAlpha as a big, welcome and appreciated help. I should have a somewhat smaller % of my portfolio in precious metals (my fault), but think there are sound reasons to hope their prices are near bottoming. My blessings are many; complaints are very few; have strong wish for increase of dangerously 'skinny' Dem majority in senate. Now THAT need not have been added. Forgive? Marhoo .