Saj Karsan founded an investment and research firm that is based on the principles of value investing. He has an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, has completed all three CFA exams, and has an engineering degree from McGill University. Visit his blog, Barel Karsan (http://barelkarsan.com/).
I am an extremely disciplined and goal orientated college student currently studying at San Francisco State and majoring in Business Finance. After receiving my degree I intend to work at an investment firm as a financial analyst.
Besides school, I have been learning a lot about value investing and have been applying the value investing approach to the stock market by investing my own money in long term securities. I am always on the lookout for a wide variety of investment opportunities, ranging from slow-growth and cyclical companies to asset plays and turnarounds. Before making the final decision to invest real money in any of the businesses I take interest in, I conduct thorough investigative research on each company and document all of my findings. These reports contain information on the company's financial standing, their leadership team, current market conditions, and any other pieces of information that are relevant to the company's financial health and future outlook.
I am both an investor and a trader. I have an aggressive short-term trading strategy I use to quickly build up my portfolio. When my portfolio reaches a certain milestone, I then switch to a less aggressive investing style focusing on dividend growth companies.I call the process "power