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Ugly Duckling

The Ugly Duckling is a buy-side analyst at a large firm. He started his career working for an accounting firm where he learned that if you don't understand accounting, you can't make educated investments. From there he migrated to a private equity where worked for a successful fund. From there he went on to his current position as an equity analyst.

I a long-term investor with a sharp eye for value. I tend to gravitate towards under-covered mid-caps with boring and stable cash flows. It has been my experience that some of these "ugly ducklings' have grown into swans.

I have begun to use options to hedge and to increase profitability. It is rare that I enter a long position without selling a call. ...More

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  • Description: Mutual Fund Analyst. Trading frequency: Weekly
  • Interests: Bonds, Commodities, Dividend stock ideas & income, ETFs, Energy stocks, Foreign stocks, Options, REITs, Retirement savings, Stocks - long, Stocks - short, Tech stocks
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