I am a former telecom engineer and lawyer who finds himself involuntarily, but happily, an early retiree. I have been investing for quite a few years and in the past focused more on speculative high growth potential stocks versus blue chips. My current focus is now more income oriented through dividend producers with some fliers in high-risk high-gain stocks for fun money purposes. I have begun to focus on CEF's and BDC's for their high dividends and relatively low beta. I also focus on Europe ( esp. Germany) and some emerging markets.
GARP investing approach w/ focus on Gun and Healthcare Industries. Following: RGR, AOBC, KMX, IBB, VYGR, RYCEF. Currently pursuing an Economics degree at Harvard College. Researched the Healthcare sector at Merrill Lynch and previously served as assistant to Sensulin's CEO, learning venture capital series-funding and FDA timelines. NCAA D1 Swimmer, political junkie, burrito lover. Here to learn as well, please disagree with my opinions.
Born 1945, Richmond, VA. Born again 1997, McLean, VA.
S.B. (1965), S.M. (1966), Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT. Sc.D. (1975), Instrumentation and System Engineering, MIT.
Former president of a small engineering firm; system engineer and program director for several large, mid-size, and small businesses, as well as NASA and the U.S. Department of Transportation. Principal area of expertise: air traffic control automation and radar systems.
Retired in 2011. Attempting to be a good steward of the resources with which God has blessed me. Use analytical skills to invest in relatively conservative vehicles, focusing on income-producing, low-risk securities.
As a born-again believer in what Christ did for me a couple of millennia ago, and as a three-time graduate of MIT, subscribe to the fact that faith and science are totally compatible.
I am Seeking Alpha's CEO and Editor-in-Chief. My love for the stock markets goes back to when I was a kid. Who else remembers combing through the stock quotes at the back of the business section of your local paper?
I joined Seeking Alpha in 2006 and launched Wall Street Breakfast and Market Currents, our top-of-class short-form breaking news for investors. In 2010 I became editor-in-chief and in 2015 I became CEO.
I live in Jerusalem with my wife and a bunch of exceptional kids. Most days, you'll find me making the commute from Jerusalem to Raanana. Occasionally I get to work from my home-office, from where I keep an eye on the beautiful Judean Hills.
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Full time sales rep with two kids. Used to just google stocks for info, but came across SA in December 2013 and was hooked. Would love to do this full time one day...fascinated with finding those diamonds in the rough, specifically biotechs.
Spent a month learning by reading SA articles/comments and googling terminology. There are a lot of smart folks here, so I have sifted thru the BS and made my first long term investment in $PVCT early in January 2014. Looking forward to a fun ride with more to come!
I'm a very happy, healthy almost retired person, now living in LA.
Still trying to learn more about protecting/growing my small nest egg that allows me to dabble rather than punch a 9 to 5 (which I never did very well). Anything you can teach me, is greatly appreciated.
Meanwhile, I have a beautiful half acre beach lot for sale that if I do better in the market, will be taken off the market so I can build a dream home.
I am a former sell-side analyst -- UBS 1996-2002, Needham 2002-2006 and ThinkEquity 2006-2008. These days I review automobiles and other technology products, as well as analyze the automotive and technology industries, and coming up with long/short ideas. I also continue to write (less frequently) on macroeconomics and politics.
Just a simple business analyst with an emphasis in technology in the health insurance and technology industries. Emphasis in a study of the EHR market. I am a new investor but have gained greatly from SA articles pointing to me the likes of investors and traders such as Benjamin Graham, Tip O'Neill, Michael Dever, Covel, Larry Williams, and Murphy. I invest in ETFs on long trends and have a small allocation in attempting forex trading. Looking for a diversified mix of strategies.
I am a small time trader in my IRA. I have mostly invested in the market and utilized market timing successfully several times. I am a civil engineer by training and have worked in design engineering and project management. I am currently engineering director for a large water and sewer utility in North Carolina. Basically I know nothing about trading and I am learning.