I retired from being an Engineering Fellow for a major industrial conglomerate in 2007. I spent 32 years there and focused on technology strategy and new technology development. I was fortunate to have both a defined benefit pension, a good size 401k, and some taxable brokerage accounts. To keep my mind busy, I made a hobby of personal investment management. I have focused on asset allocation theory, valuation techniques, and technical analysis. As an income investor, my primary interests are choosing and holding individual dividend stocks, including MLPs. I select actively managed mutual funds for other asset classes. I recently began using exchange traded debt (baby bonds) and preferred stock to supplement a multi-sector bond fund.
My academic training was a banking, finance and tax lawyer before becoming a trader, investor, investment adviser and corporate finance specialist.
My company Evago Global Capital is primarily an investment bank that focuses on the emerging markets and I speak about emerging markets, I am really speaking about Africa.
This is the only market that excites me because of the attractive demographics, size of market, demand, entrepreneurial nature of the people, the natural resources most of which remain unexploited and so much more.
I am a retired wall street attorney. I started out specializing exclusively in securities law. As I developed my practice, it morphed into a corporate finance practice specializing in mergers and acquisitions, with the securities law aspects being secondary.
I'm not much for diversification. I tend to put a substantial amount in a few baskets and then watch those baskets very, very carefully.
SM in OR from MBTA Red Line Kendall Station.
Stay at home Pops to special needs son & gifted daughter.
I invest when I see opportunities present themselves. Mostly long, some short term trading. I can go a month with no trades and then do 40 in a week. Plain vanilla calls and puts in options and LEAPS.
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Martin Vlcek is a full-time investor and analyst who has been actively investing and managing money for more than 15 years. Martin has an Economics degree. Martin’s investment philosophy is to hold a truly diversified portfolio of investments across asset classes with low or negative correlation and a positive carry if possible. His primary stock investment focus is on undervalued small-cap stocks with favorable risk-to-reward ratio and upcoming catalysts.
Martin became a full-time investor and money manager after a 15-year career in online marketing where he was one of the pioneers of the pay-per-click search. Martin later held managerial positions at several Fortune 500 companies and also managed his own startup company.
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