I am a long time buy-and-hold investor from Cleveland, Ohio, with approximately 6 years investing experience.
I primarily target Value stocks, but on occasion am open to "growth at a reasonable price."
Ideally I prefer to invest in Mid-Cap stocks over large-cap or small-cap.
I believe the two best sectors to invest in during the next two decades will be Health Care for growth and Financials for value.
I tend to ignore the opinions of hedge-fund managers or so-called "experts"....rather, my investment philosophy values the opinion of simple minds that come from humble backgrounds.
I am always on a look-out for secular trends; I look for companies that benefit from aging baby boomers, rising interest rates, organic eating, and increased adoption of electronic payment systems.
I tend to pay more attention to a company's qualitative aspects rather than quantitative.
My top 10 stock holdings:
1. PayPal (PYPL)
2. Opko Health (OPK)
3. Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B)
4. Markel Corp (MKL)
5. Canadian National Railway (CNI)
6. U.S. Bancorp (USB)
7. Visa (V)
8. Wells Fargo (WFC)
9. CVS Health Corp (CVS)
10. WhiteWave Foods (WWAV)
Beginner/Novice Trader, looking to learn. I have more time on my hands these days and I am wanting to take a more active roll in my financial investing. I want to learn all I can, to be on the "right side" of the market as often as possible. I am new at this, I have learned a lot so far and I know there is a lot more out there for me to learn, so here I am Investment world...teach me more.
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