Former hedge fund trader with +10 years experience as a professional trader. Recipient of the "Trader of the Year Award" in 2008. Acted as junior Portfolio Manager for a fund with an estimated $450 million under management. I enjoy writing articles, it's the best way to organize my ideas and helps me come to a conclusion about a specific investment or trade. I share my analysis with others because we're all in this game together. Check out my professional profile and connect with me on LinkedIn. http://lnkd.in/ingcSe
Dabbling here and there while in school working on a Computer Science degree from OSU. First degree was in Science from PSU. I enjoy the challenge investing has to offer. My main focus is on companies in the OTC market. Main sectors of interest: marijuana, robotics, biotechnology and pharm. / med. The scientist a great story about the grandfather of cannabis research Dr Mechoulam:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWabJ6DS55Q (a documentary I find greatly informative and a good watch IMHO.)
iHub membership: Bluesummers (if you see snoopy in the rain and a red dog house - that's me).
OTC stocks I'm currently looking at / watching:
ELTP (anti-abuse pain medication; with ideal design behind them),
TRTC (medical / rec. marijuana products),
ASTI (solar portable products),
LMRMF (graphene supplier and manufacturer),
GPHBF (graphene 3D printing - partially owned by LMRMF), and
SFOR (key encryption software).
Non OTC stocks (mostly for capital preservation / portfolio diversification):
TWMJF (CAN marijuana),
OGI (CAN medical marijuana),
LEU (enriched uranium supplier),
SCTY (solar panels),
EBS (anthrax vaccine - only one approved by FDA),
PSTI (stromal cells for commercial use in disease treatment),
WTI (oil and gas Gulf of Mexico),
BADFF (CAN hydrovac excavation; costumer base: 51% oil and gas and 49% utility and municipality), and
BNO (oil fund).
Invested in: ELTP and LEU.
Watching: TRTC, TWMJF, GPHBF, and SFOR.
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After 10 years as a Management Consultant and employee thought it was about time to do something with serious with my life. So I created Valencian Management Group and crowned myself CEO. VMG is a Management and IT Consulting firm based in Sweden. Here on Seeking Alpha for obvious reasons.
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Benedict A. Mitchell Jr. began his investment career in 1996 as a Financial Advisor in Tampa, Florida with Morgan Stanley. Early in his career, Ben focused his efforts on working with small to medium sized businesses to make sure each organization had the best qualified retirement plan the market could offer as well as assisting those employees to exceed their unique individual investing goals. From 1998 until 2005, Ben worked for John Hancock as a Regional Vice President and sold hundreds of qualified retirement plans throughout the State of Florida. In 2005, Ben went on to join Nationwide Financial as a Regional Vice President in charge of all qualified retirement plans of Nationwide Financial in the southern half of Florida. Over the years Ben has been accountable for nearly 1,000 qualified retirement plans and approximately $1,000,000,000 in assets. Ben has achieved the Accredited Pension Representative (APR) designation from the National Institute of Pension Administrators (N.I.P.A.) as well as the PLANSPONSOR Retirement Professional (PRP) designation from the PLANSPONSOR Institute. In 2009, Ben started Florida Benefit Specialists to better serve the needs of his clients.