Victor Cook, Ph.D. is Emeritus Professor of Management at the Freeman School of Business, Tulane University. In addition to his university service, Cook has experience in senior management positions. Among those he has been for over thirty years, president and lead designer at thestyle.com Professor Cook began his academic career as a doctoral fellow at the Marketing Science Institute and Lecturer at the Wharton School. He moved to Cambridge, MA as Associate Director of Research when MSI was acquired by the Harvard Business School. He served six years as an Assistant Professor of Marketing at Chicago Booth before joining the Tulane faculty. Visit his blog: customersandcapital.com.
Joe is an independent trader with eighteen years of experience in the markets. He graduated from Amherst College with a B.A. in Economics and English, before joining a proprietary trading firm in New York City called First New York Securities. At FNYS he traded international (Europe, Japan, Australia, and Hong Kong) and domestic equity, as well as equity derivatives. He specialized in ADR arbitrage, currencies, index rebalancing, and option strategies.
Recently, Joe has pursued teaching. He was awarded a fellowship by a non-profit called Project Coach, which runs after school sports and literacy programming in Springfield, MA. Concurrently, Joe worked towards and received an M.A.T in Secondary English from Smith College.
Today, Joe is managing his own long/short portfolio while teaching Microeconomics and English at the high school level, where he enjoys not having to wake up for the open in London.
Interested in technology and financial markets. Undergrad in engineering, MS in Comp Sci and an MBA in finance. Building tools for individual investors to make more informed decisions about the stocks and mutual funds they choose.
Identify businesses that have long-term sustainable growth opportunities and are trading at a good value.
Over 15 years as an IT Consultant for a wide range of clients including Dell, Ingram Micro, BankAm South and FedEx Data Center. Specializes in technology, contrarian plays and global macro. My articles have appeared on Morningstar.com, IHIQS, Seeking Alpha, Yahoo! Finance, MarketWatch, EIN Newsdesk, Google Finance, Motley Fool, MSN Money, and AOL Daily Finance.
"Truly conservative actions arise from intelligent hypotheses, correct facts and sound reasoning." - Warren Buffett January 18th 1965.
Furbonacci is an equity research collaborative in Cranston, RI. We run fundamental value screens followed by technical screens to identify equities that may be at significant turning points. Fundamental research is primarily done by reading past annual reports and quarterly statements. Technical analysis is performed on multiple time frames to identify key support and resistance levels, trends and potential turning points. Co-founder Joseph Agresti graduated with a degree in Finance from the University of Connecticut and was employed in 2007-2008 as a prop trader for Chimera Securities in Boston, MA. Co-founder Carl Jetty has an undergraduate degree in Applied Economics from the University of Rhode Island, where his passion for Technical Analysis was first discovered and developed.
As president of Cambridge Aviation Research, Jeffrey Breen is building a series of syndicated research offerings for the aviation and related industries grounded in the firm's success as a consulting organization.
A licensed private pilot, Breen holds and instrument rating and an FAA instrument ground instructor certificate. Breen's work in the aviation industry dates back to some of his first consulting assignments, building databases for the project management team at Pan Am's 747 refurbishment facility at JFK in the late 1980s.
Previously, as the Chief Technology Officer of Yankee Group, Breen made new customer experiences possible by transforming the company's technology infrastructure from the inside-out. As CTO of the start-up Navient Corporation, Breen delivered candidate screening and selection solutions to Fortune 500 clients. He has held various leadership positions in the technology organization of Forrester Research, including responsibility for all client-facing and internal software development. In the mid-1990s, Breen built the Web development group at SNL Financial and implemented the first Web-based data collection system for its core data products.
Breen holds a B.A. degree in physics as well as astronomy and astrophysics from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. degree in astronomy from the University of Virginia. While working as an astronomer earlier in his career, he authored and contributed to papers appearing in The Astrophysical Journal, Science, and various conference proceedings.
I am a trader from Rosario, Argentina, who usually takes intermediate term positions on commodities ETF's and stocks.
I have a bachelor's degree in Accounting and economics, currently enrolled in an MBA on Finance.
I started my career working as an accountant for 3 years (Ernst & Young), auditing financial and insurances companies in Argentina, Buenos Aires. Then, I moved to Rosario and worked as a trader, trading NYSE stocks and providing financial services to small businesses
Mihai Radu, MBA, MSc, CSC
Capital markets professional - 20 years of experience in Eastern Europe and North American markets; being lucky to be trained very early in my career by Merrill Lynch.
- Investment Manager of pension funds, private debt funds and hedge fund.
- Research/Investment analyst
- Equities trader
- Forex trader
- Commodities trader
I am a strong believer in long term cycles and I tend to be a Contrarian/Value type of Investor. My investment horizons, usually range from 3 to 6 months, but there are exceptions of as little as 1 month or as long as a year. The usual investment vehicles that I use are stocks, bonds, ETFs, currencies, REITs, both LONG and SHORT.
Some of my customers include: Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan, RBC, BNY, BMO, ABN Amro, Merrill Lynch and ING.
Average Annualized Return: 15.99% over the last 18 years (CAD).
invited as a guest speaker at several investment conferences.