CPA, MBA...former financial adviser for Citi Smith Barney, occupationally I work as a tax expert for a well known company. Oh, and I'm a girl. Contrarian buy and hold.........strategy but nerdy enough to study behavioral finance...real time
James has degrees in both Economics and Political Science. He is a small business owner with several years of past political experience and 17 years of active investing.
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Close to retirement age but plan to keep working for some time to come. Have invested in stock market sporadically, mostly confused and scared. It hasn't worked very well. Have a lot to learn, learn a lot from many SA folks and enjoy the sharing here.
Historically about 60% invested (minority is stocks along with a lot of "other") with 40% cash. Aiming at this stage to put more of the cash to work, and since I'm underweight in stocks/bonds, am focused there, especially but not only DGI.
Expect that I can avoid taking much if any income out for 15-20 years (except tax and the RMD), unless something unexpected happens--not a long compounding period but better than not at all.
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.
Lambros Papaeconomou is the Director of NYFEX Equity Research (formerly known as NYFEX Asset Management LLC), an independent equity research practice specializing in the shipping industry. Lambros has over 20 years of work experience in the shipping industry, having worked for Maritime Overseas Corporation, Southern Star Shipping Co., & Mallory Jones Lynch Flynn & Associates. Lambros studied Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens. He holds an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley, and is certified as a CPA by the State of Illinois.
"Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience." And
“When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand
to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at
how much the old man had learned in seven years.” Mark Twain
ERP Business and Technology Consultant (PeopleSoft- Oracle)
We stand on the shoulders of giants.
What we have we owe to those who invented it, not those who simply use or change it.
Co-Developer of the only technology capable of Real Time cloud-based processing in a stateless environment without the use of a service layer (OSI Session/Presentation Layer) AKA -> application server. Experience from RTL,DTL,TTL up to today's complex systems and components. I have been in IT since there has been IT. (6800 and 8080's).
Fortune 100/500 ERP manager specializing in integration and optimization of IT, business and infrastructure system. Capable of IT management from CIO to code line.
Seeking surplus value. I hold public equities that are disproportionately priced (on a risk/reward balance), generally with a several-year investment window. I'm a PhD-wielding, ex philosophy professor who has pivoted into a career doing market value appraisals of closely held businesses.