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I am a 88 year old disabled vet from WWII . I spent my working years a a Professor of Mathematics at a community college and summers at UCLA. I currently enjoy your commentaries on Seeking Alpha. Would you be so kind as to enlighten me on how to receive and use the spread sheet that that you mentioned in your article.
I am an almost 40 year old investor with a long term perspective and a lot of patience. I mainly think about the future when investing in stocks. I do not care about what my selection of stocks will do next year, but what the result will be in 2040 or so. To paraphrase Warren Buffett: "You should only have stocks that you would feel comfortable having if the stock market closes up for 10 years." That means that I look for stocks that combine growth and value. It has been proven that the group of dividend initiators and fastest dividend growers outperforms the markets by far in the long run. So I mainly select stocks from this group, although I also select some non-dividend payers that I believe will grow out to great future value players. Hence: from Growth to Value. I appreciate your comments, because I believe I can still learn a lot from your feedback and I believe in the wisdom of crowds.
Full time husband and father, semi-retired electrophysiologist. Research analyst and portfolio manager of private family trust fund and venture capitalist. Interested primarily in consumer goods, technology, DGI, pharmaceutical stocks and options.