Josh is an experienced businessman, thought leader. Business Development, Strategic Relationships and Servicing. Bringing together the right people to accomplish a common goal, mediation between silos. Clients have ranged from Banks, Credit Unions, leading Independent Advisory firms to Small Business. In corporate life; Billion Dollar goals. Family runs a TPA approx 53 years old. TPA means administration of your 401k plan or Pension Administration & Recordkeeping Services. Our family firm has thrived/survived as 80% consolidation within the market dominated via Paychecks or ADP since 2007 continues. We focus in person and at fractional costs consulting for smaller Businesses and mainly professionals such as doctors to attorneys. Non profit organizations as well. We are a non producing TPA; meaning Advisors pay us as TPA to provide the plan template per example; be present at the sales process to explain the always changing IRS and DOL rules; yet we do not pick investment options. The owner/FA does. No conflicts. Other past work includes help designing, building and rolling out Nationally Sold financial products, creating and managing revenue generating marketing campaigns, with complete ownership of the entire product roll out and related account to wholesaler experiences. I am well traveled, currently residing near Philadelphia with my family. I am most well expertised within the Financial and Telco sectors. A passionate musical and media related fan - and family.
Alpha Hat is an interactive research platform for institutional investors. Our tool enables investors to analyze financial data in a fraction of the time of existing workflows - think the speed of Bloomberg combined with the flexibility of Excel.
We are a team of ex-buy siders who have a passion for creating research and enabling investors to become more insightful by asking more questions and finding more answers.
I've always had a fascination with the future we are moving toward. Behind the numbers, certain stocks allow us to take part in a company's vision and its direction. The choice of an investment is essentially a prediction, and to predict correctly requires forethought, strategic analysis and a sensitivity to how things tend to play out. Right or wrong, I enjoy watching these trends unfold, and learning everything I can from these choices.
Europe based private investor, mainly long equity.
Focus on cash generating investments, GARP, value.
Follows the Liberty/John Malone holdings.
Aims to provide well researched and balanced (bull & bear view) articles.
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My investing experience dates back to high school years when I was first introduced to the stock market in economics classes and when I became fascinated by financial accounting. My first investing experience was rather painful: I lost a few thousand dollars on FOREX and penny stocks as I did not have a mentor or anybody knowledgeable about finance by my side. I still remember that time in details. After high school, I went to study economics with an emphasis on accounting at the University of Toronto. Four years later, with a finance degree under my belt, a decent experience gained in a few internships (where I got thanks to my soft skills, not my marks by any degree), I moved to Russia to work in investment banking, which I had decided was my passion a few years prior to that. I now live in Moscow, Russia, working as an Associate in Financial Advisory.
Due to the ongoing economic crisis in Russia, invoked by the sanctions, the country's financial industry has found itself in a pathetic state. Hence, things have gotten slow at work which is why I have a lot of free time to develop my services on Seeking Alpha (I started back in 2013, my final year of school). I am a number-cruncher by nature. Hence, my analyses almost always involve financial modeling and various financial metrics' calculations.
I feel that my job on Seeking Alpha is to identify investment opportunities among the smid-cap (small and medium cap) players in North America and Europe. Occasionally, I analyze a number of companies in a specific market segment in order to get a general idea about what is going on there as a whole. Sometimes, I write fairness opinion articles (I think nobody else on Seeking Alpha does that) on recent M&A transactions. I think that I bring value to my followers and other Seeking Alpha members by building analyses that are conservative in nature and present long-term views on individual companies. In my opinion, hard numbers are of more use to investors than tips, rumors, and guesstimates.
Feel free to contact me here or through my email: firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also check my Linkedin: ru.linkedin.com/in/avaltsev/ and Twitter: twitter.com/av_banker
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.
To contact me, send me a direct message, or email me at email@example.com.
Taken all the coursework for the CFP, but a calling in the public sector had me set those ambitions aside. A few years later, I decided to shake the cobwebs off of that library of knowledge and take a look at investing money that had been saved up.
I enjoy the constant hunt for information and news. Working nights has me sitting at my computer wasting time on my nights off. I decided this might be a little more profitable if I redirected my efforts towards investing. I think that with the right information, people can always make the right choices, but sometimes the market doesn't agree...
I am a retired registered nurse who worked in the ICU and Emergency Dept. of a level 2 trauma center for over 20 years. Since then I have raised 3 children despite the challenges of advancing climate change, and environmental and societal changes. I never give up hope that people will recognize the benefits of community cooperation and return to a simpler way of life through collaboration, education, and eating their greens.
Founder of Slingshot Insights, a company that works to provide retail investors access to professional grade investment research tools not readily at their disposal. As a former analyst at a large hedge fund, I found that as I began trading individual stocks on my own, I missed the research tools available to me when I worked for a large institution. The company was born from this idea and my desire to have access to a resource like SI.
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Prior to starting Slingshot Insights, I was an analyst at a large hedge fund where I focused on the pharmaceutical industry creating investment theses driven by primary research. I remain a very active investor in a variety of stocks.