In addition to his ownership of the Dallas Mavericks basketball team, Cuban is an active investor in leading and cutting-edge technologies and continues to be a sought-after speaker. Prior to his purchase of the Mavericks, Cuban co-founded Broadcast.com, the leading provider of multimedia and streaming on the Internet, in 1995, selling it to Yahoo! in July of 1999. Before Broadcast.com, Cuban co-founded MicroSolutions, a leading National Systems Integrator, in 1983, and later sold it to CompuServe. Note: Mr. Cuban is not an active contributor to Seeking Alpha; rather, SA editors excerpt regularly from Mr. Cuban's public commentary.
Mike is currently the Investment Analyst for a major union, and contributes to Seeking Alpha on tech related issues, particularly areas like gaming and virtual reality. He previously covered the technology sector for eight years with Evercore ISI in sell-side equity research, conveying investment strategies to Wall Street institutional investors. While covering tech broadly, Mike specialized in consumer tech, specifically growth areas like video gaming, virtual reality, Internet, social networking, and wearable tech where he's developed deep knowledge. He focused on companies like AAPL, Samsung, FB, GOOG, MSFT, LNKD, TWTR, ATVI, EA, FIT, SNE and several others while developing strong relationships with corporate executives and IR departments, becoming a trusted source of sell-side research on tech companies with readership of thousands of unique institutional investors. He has frequently appeared in national media for his tech expertise, including The New York Times, USA Today, LA Times, Forbes, Investors Business Daily and many others.
Mike gained additional sell-side research experience at FBR covering banks, as well as buy-side experience at E*Trade and Raymond James. He has an MBA from Georgetown University, a BS in economics and business administration from Carnegie Mellon University, and is a CFA charterholder. He currently resides outside of Washington, DC with his wife and three children.
Semi-retired marketing and sales executive with a second career in the travel business. Actively invest an upper six digit portfolio in half a dozen mutual funds as well as a couple of stock brokerages accounts, most of it IRA. Primary goal is income with some appreciation potential.
"It's not what you know that gets you into trouble, it's what you know for sure, that just ain't so" - Mark Twain
I look for stocks in places:
-Nobody is looking
-Everyone is panicking
-Something structural creates an opportunity.
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I'm a senior student majoring in financial markets at HEC Montreal, in september I successfully completed level 1 of the CAIA and CFA programs
I'm a financial auditor that holds a BA in accounting and a MBA. I'm interested in where value can be realized. This could be a small or large cap company selling at favorable EV/EBIT or a special situation/event driven investments. Warren Buffet once said, "You have to turn over a lot of rocks to find those little anomalies" and I hope to do just that.
Personal long-term, holdings (3/20/16): [MMM, JNJ, MO, HRL, GIS, O, WMT, CHD, GPC, GWW, RAI, AAPL]. Averages: Beta=0.68, Yield=2.72%, 5YR DGR=12.9%, Chowder=15.4
I am interested in long-term investing in solid companies with great management, low debt, strong balance sheets, tons of cash, and a strong history of increasing dividends. The kind of companies with good moats and their products/services will still be needed always, even during a recession. I am on this site to learn from the most intelligent investors within.
I am not a financial professional, but I am a professional Lead Meteorologist and graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1990 with a B.S. in Meteorology.
I originally grew up in Cleveland Ohio, and have lived in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Texas, and Kansas.
I enjoy working out and staying in shape. I play in amateur baseball leagues and tournaments in Florida and New York and love it.