Michael Lofing, CPA, is the founder of Earnings Expert which provides qualitative investment research focused on in-depth analysis of selected industry groups for institutional investors. The research incorporates fiduciary, business and financial risk of individual companies and the selected industries. Lofing was the Managing Director, Financial Analysis at Glass Lewis & Co. from 2003 to 2008 which provided accounting and financial research with a focus on corporate governance and risk management policy to institutional investors. He provided SEC, GAAP and financial reporting expertise, office management, idea production, and was heavily involved with client contact and sales. Lofing was with Koch Industries Inc., ...More where he served as vice president of finance and business development for Koch Performance Road Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Industries. During his six years at Koch Industries, Lofing was responsible for consulting on technical accounting issues and implementation of new accounting standards. His responsibilities included financial reporting, financial disclosure and financial statement review and analysis. He was a senior manager in the Coopers & Lybrand audit and assurance group. During his tenure at Coopers & Lybrand, he was a FASB practice fellow and a senior manager in the National Audit and Assurance Directorate. He graduated from the University of Wyoming with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.
Harris Roen is a financial writer with a passion for understanding the economic activity of our interconnected world. His previous experience of over 15 years as a professional portfolio manager helps him ground-truth the hype through independent research and analysis, providing valuable information for readers.
Mr. Roen filters through numerous economic mainstream and specialty media reports, looking for clear, dependable information. Key economic data such as interest rates, investor sentiment, earnings and debt are constantly monitored to discern vital long-term market trends.
Independent thinking is used to distill data into trends that can be turned into actionable strategies. Individual companies and mutual funds are examined in detail to see who rises to the top regarding present quality and, more importantly, positive future prospects. The Roen Financial Report has a specific focus in the energy arena, where high-quality companies that are building a future less dependent on coal and foreign oil are sought out.
The goal at the Roen Financial Report is to present expert content in a useful, affordable newsletter. The publication strives to make recommendations solely on clear, deliberate strategies in an understandable, helpful manner.
Active participant in the markets for the past 20+ years..from being an options market maker on the floor of the NYBOT to trading Financial Futures, Fx and Equities.
My specialty is observing and acting upon reliable chart setups..particularly in the under $10 stocks.
I am interested in all things ECD. I am not affiliated with but am a fan of Energy Conversion Devices. Topics that draw my attention: Energy Conversion Devices, United Solar Ovonic aka Unisolar or Uni-solar, Ovonic Materials, Ovonic Battery Company, Cobasys, Ovonyx, flexible thin film photovoltaic laminates, NiMH batteries, phase change memory aka PCM or PRAM, etc.
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