Tom Madell, Ph.D., is the publisher of Mutual Fund/ETF Research Newsletter, a free newsletter which began publication in 1999. It has become one of the most popular mutual fund/ETF newsletters on the internet, as shown on the Google Directory page for Mutual Funds News and Media Newsletter websites.His site has been named as one of the "Top 12 Investment Newsletters Focusing on Mutual Funds" by mutualfunds.com, an important fund information provider. Also, recently his Newsletter was recognized as one of 5 expert mutual fund resources worth following offering free, and, in its case, particularly "unbiased, useful, and original advice" at http://fundreference.com/articles/2015/172/10-mutual-fund-experts-worth-following/He is also a researcher/writer/investor whose articles have appeared on hundreds of websites, including the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Morningstar and in the international media.His articles have been among the most popular among those posted on the Morningstar.com website by non-Morningstar employed contributors.His Newsletter's Model Portfolios have an outstanding long-standing record of frequently outperforming the major market indices. His complete articles and Model Portfolios can be accessed at http://funds-newsletter.com
Full-time individual investor primarily in REITS (esp Commercial REITS); Business Development Cos (BDC's); Master Limited Partnerships (MLP's); Dividend Income Compounding; Some Writing Calls and also Put Selling; Main Sector interests include-Energy, Utilities, Retail, Financial, Healthcare (Medical Device Cos; Pharmaceuticals; Generics); Railroads; Insurance (Property and Casualty; Reinsurance); Consumer Staples (mainly Grocery and Food Cos); and Commodoties (Ags-Softs; Grains; and Ag Conglomerates).
Goal is to achieve a minimum return over the long-haul of 1% per month (compounded) while also adding to available investing funds on a monthly basis and my investment is long-term (am in no rush to reach a certain goal within a specific time frame.
Am a conservative dividend-focused long-term investor who is focused on dividend growth and reinvestment of all dividends received. Have been investing full-time since July 1, 2001, and was an insurance agent prior to that. 3 of my best stocks have been Simon Property Group (SPG); Perrigo (PRGO); and Kroger Grocery (KR).
See also English profile on my website, study of economics at the University of Bonn (among others with Prof. Dr.Selten; winner of the Nobel Prize in economics), Apprenticeship with Spanish bank (Malaga/Antequera), University of California / Berkeley: „Financing the software venture“, further post graduate professional education at the Bergische University of Wuppertal (Asset Management, Investment Banking) and Stanford University (New Technologies, Financing, Entrepreneuership), Publications for Rudolf Haufe Verlag, Consultant with European Info Center GEBI-mbH in Bonn (subsidiary of DG-Bank and V&R-Banken), five years corporate finance and international business consultant with EUTELIS Consult (joint venture including France Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, Deutsche Bank); several projects for European commission, more than 10 years independent business and investment advisor. Other: Founder's shareholder with TechDax-Company (renewable energy), early risk alerts to potential bankruptcies in the banking sector (Feb. 2007), early warnings of investment bubbles in sectors like: bio fuels, bio gas, photovoltaic, highest priority: knowledge and contact management, knowledge and result oriented, undogmatic, unideological thinking, Orientation towards principles of an ehrbarer Kaufmann, disclosing conflicts of interest, fair presentation of opportunities and risks:
my investment certificate (approved by German regulator (Bafin))https://www.wikifolio.com/de/WF0ASAP2