Marc Schober is the editor of Farmland Forecast (http://www.farmlandforecast.com/) and a Director at Colvin & Co. LLP. Mr. Schober researches the investment opportunities in farmland and agriculture and has been featured in many financial publications and conferences.
Walt is a Stock Analyst and Editor at Sabrient Systems in Santa Barbara, CA. He graduated from U.C. Santa Barbara with a B.A. in Business Economics and minor in Professional Writing.
My goal as a writer for SA is to contribute what I can and learn even more. I enjoy looking beyond the "key statistics" and getting into the psychology of a company. I appreciate any sort of feedback to my articles, positive or negative.
Yaron Sadan is president of Osher Capital Advisors, LLC, a New York-based investment manager focused on value investing strategies across asset classes.
Yaron is also the author of The Hard Trade (www.thehardtrade.com), a newsletter focused on global capital markets, macroeconomics, value-based strategies, and tactical asset allocation.
Rocco Pendola is an associate editor at Seeking Alpha focusing on technology and the sectors it overlaps with.
In addition to technology, I am interested in dividend growth and income investing.
I make references to music I'm obsessed with (e.g., Old 97s, Elliott Smith, Bruce Springsteen) in my writing. If you notice any of these references, it makes me happy.
Chose to walk away from the corporate world and its dogma; couldn't be happier!
I find it interesting that people seem to have strong opinions about the market like Religion when all that really matters in the end is making money (long or short).
Why do I write? Two reasons: (1) I'm grateful for the market and what it has given me, I'd like to be able to share so I may be able to help others, and (2) I hope that any inspired intellectual discussions that follows helps me improve my investment thesis and approach.
My goal? To keep us in the game with specific actionable items! Track record on published articles:
2011 : 85.6% on RIMM short; 5.3% on AAPL long
2012 YTD : 81% (closed May 2012) on AAPL long; 55.3% on MoneyBall portfolio