We are semi-professional traders. By that we mean that we are accomplished professionals in other fields, who have gained knowledge, skill and experience at trading the markets almost as a matter of self-defense. We were dissatisfied at the way fund managers, investment “professionals” and/or brokers managed our money. Over the past decade, we have successfully taken charge of our financial futures.
Kris Rymer is a Commodity Trading Advisor for Rymer Wealth Management, an alternative investment firm that develops and manages option trading strategies across 38 different futures markets and a variety of asset classes.
As the Managing Director at Rymer Wealth Management, Mr. Rymer advises individuals and organizations on alternative investment strategies and asset allocation to achieve absoute returns in up and down markets.
While investing in nokia I got interested in Vringo because they bought 500 patents from nokia. Since nokia took off I started trading vrng instead and so far I have noticed the stock trades with a $2.70 to $3.50 range. perfect for selling puts and calls.
I am a technology lover. Love buying gadgets to try out. The best thing so far that I bought was the HP touchpad on fire sale. Tried out Webos and then put android on it. I like apple products from iphone to ipad to apple tvs. I also owned the Samsung Focus wp7 phone but got bored waiting for Mango update to come out. I am currently waiting for Nokia to come out with a lumia phone with Wp8. When the Surface comes out i will give it a try also.
I got the 920 and now own the 1020 and I recently gotten a refurb surface RT with type cover for $199 of ebay , a refurb but with 1 year warranty ....
Now I am waiting for my last lumia from nokia the quad core phablet called 1520!
with the recent msft nokia deal, I seem to have lost interest in windows phone. I am now waiting for the iphone 6 to come out, if that has a bigger screen I will upgrade to it. the lumia 1020 will be my last windows phone for a while.
as a investor I enter positions using secured puts, and when assigned, sell covered calls
Very young (25 years) retail investor, recent graduate of Architectural Engineering in Budapest, Hungary.
Born and lived 5 years in Bavaria (Germany), 15 years in the USA (east/west coast), 3 years in Hungary, 1 year in Slovenia, and now currently in Sweden. Can speak 3 languages fluently (Hungarian, English, German) and have a reasonable knowledge of Swedish. "Global citizen" and "third culture kid" are accurate labels to my way of life.
I assume that people know something I don't and therefore look for those with specific information rather than feel-good analyses written from lofty perspectives.
I'm mostly a dividend investor who looks for undervalued stocks. I do allocate 10% of my portfolios for gold and silver mining stocks in order to increase the value of my portfolio substantially via a multi-bagger! I sell covered calls for extra income.
Bridging financial culture between China and the west by organizing conferences with high level academics, for example noble laureates, policy makers and institutions in the futures and derivatives realm of finance.
20 years of China practice built on academic studies of China and finance and professional experience in the world's largest market for commodities, China!
Mr. James Reim is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Financial Advisor with The Investment Center, Inc. located in Erie, PA. He has more than 25 years of experience in the investment and wealth management business. He structures investment portfolios and provides financial and retirement planning for individuals, corporations, endowments, foundations and pension plans.
Mr. Reim received his Business and Finance degree from California State University at Long Beach, California. His past experience includes 14 years with Morgan Stanley and 11 years with PaineWebber.
In 1993, the Association of Investment Management and Research (AIMR) awarded Mr. Reim the professional designation of Chartered Financial Analyst. He is a member of the Chartered Financial Analysts Institute as well as the CFA Society of Cleveland. In 2001, Mr. Reim successfully completed the Estate Planning Consultant Program jointly sponsored by The American College and Morgan Stanley. In 2005, he completed the Accredited Investment Fiduciary program sponsored by the Foundation for Fiduciary Studies in Sewickley, PA.
He is currently a Director for Asbury Atlantic, the operational board for Asbury Communities which operates seven continuing care retirement centers in MD and PA including Springhill in Erie, Board of Governors Springhill, Chair of the First United Methodist Church Council, Treasurer for Methodist Towers Inc., a member of the Estate Planning Council of Erie, Independent Council on Aging, Erie Kiwanis Club, PA Masons, the Erie Philharmonic Chorus, and the First United Methodist Church choir. Mr. Reim is married with three grown children.
I try to carefully trade weekly & monthly stock options with expertise in mining companies & traditional manufacturers. Speak & write fluent Portuguese and speak good Spanish. Resided twice in Brazil and once on Guam Island. Employed at the same large foreign-owned Distribution Center the past 15 years & completely 100% Pro-NAFTA. Smart individual investing is the preferred solution to improving one's economic future, as opposed to vast & vague government handouts. Seeking Alpha is the #1 best financial blog because of honest opinions & superb organization.
Alex Lega is Head of Investment at an independent financial company
Mr Lega was formerly working for a large Investment Bank in London where he was advising institutional clients on complex structured products strategies and various investment opportunities. In 2006, realizing how Europe would reach a dead end sooner rather than later, Mr Lega decided to bet on Asia and left the UK for the "tiny" (yet vibrant) city state of Singapore. Over the past 5 years, he has developed a strong network in Asia allowing him to gain in-depth knowledge of the culture and economics of the region.
Since, Mr Lega has been known for pragmatic and accurate warnings on the UK and the US economies, his bullishness on Asia and for calling the rise of Commodity prices, Asian Equities, Real Estate and Intellectual Property.
Class President of the National University of Singapore MBA Program and former FX trader at CIBC (NYSE: CM). Sean holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree with a Major in Finance and Minor in Economics from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.
As a contributor to the New Low Observer (http://www.newlowobserver.com/about-this-site), we intend to give new insights on a low risk approach to trading in dividend paying stocks for tax deferred accounts. The New Low Observer (http://www.newlowobserver.com/about-this-site) is not intended for regular or non-qualifying accounts however, the strategies and stocks mentioned can be used for non-qualifying accounts with the understanding of the consequences of potential short-term capital gains as well as the need for exceptional documentation for IRS purposes.
I have a professional background of working with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Bear Stearns, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Although I am an economist (and probably because of that fact), I am adept at being resourceful and thinking in a multidisciplinary fashion. For this reason, my professional experience only reflects a wide perspective that I have gained through the years and should not connote an air of authority.
Novice investor just getting started like the idea of owning gold but find silver more affordable and a better use for bartering. Looking to move 457 contributions to a investment vehicle that will keep up with hyper-inflation. Not sure of timetables but feel the sooner the better. Looking for ways to keep uncle sugar from taxing our hard earned cash that has taken over 30 years to accumulate. Need some help in determining which way is best? thanks