married father of 2 sons. retired NYPD detective. teaching myself to play blues guitar via youtube. just trying to compete in the game of life. best trade feb 5 2009 bought 500,000 shares of SIRI for 17 cents. took profits via covered calls.still hold a total of 515,000 at a average price of 26 cents.
I am a former engineer in topography (ESGT Paris 80) and specialized later in metrology or very precise measurement (CERN). I was interested in quantum metrology for a while...
I live mostly between California (Santa Monica), Provence-Cote d'Azur (Where my children and grandchildren live) and Sweden (South West Skåne) with my loving wife.
I am managing (investment manager) a large and old private family fund and trade personally a medium-size portfolio for over 25 years
“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” Einstein.
I am 90% a dividends and income investor with a focus on DGI strategy and long-term investments. The other 10%? I'm not afraid to take on risk owning shares in growth companies where I see much promise over the next 5-10 years.
Current holdings: CAFD, GAIN, MAIN, TCPC, GOOD, GLAD, OHI, O, T, FB, GOOG, NVCR.
"Investing is where you find a few great companies and then sit on your ass." ~Charlie Munger
"If you aren't willing to own a stock for ten years, don't even think about owning it for ten minutes." ~Warren Buffett
"It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price." ~Warren Buffett
"The idea of excessive diversification is madness. We don’t believe that widespread diversification will yield a good result. We believe almost all good investments will involve relatively low diversification. If you took our top fifteen decisions out, we’d have a pretty average record. It wasn’t hyperactivity, but a hell of a lot of patience. You stuck to your principles, and when opportunities came along, you pounced on them with vigor. Berkshire in it’s history has made money betting on sure things." ~ Charlie Munger
"The most powerful force in the universe is compound interest." ~ Albert Einstein
"The very attention we place on rising dividends puts us squarely in the position of 'owners' of a company, of true investors who understand that a satisfying and reasonable return from a stock investment isn't a gift of the market or luck or the consequence of listening to some market maven, but it is the logical and inevitable result of investing in a company that is actually doing well enough, in the real world, to both pay dividends and to increase them on a regular basis". ~ Lowell Miller
"Dividends may not be the only path for an individual investor's success, but if there's a better one, I have yet to find it" ~ Josh Peters
Scouting for fundamentally-strong companies that are capable of doing well in any market. My approach will involve scanning financials, studying the industry, and link the two to provide investment advice.
Wall Street Breakfast, Seeking Alpha's flagship daily business news summary, is a one-page summary that gives you a rapid overview of the day's key financial news. It's designed for easy readability on the site or by email (including on mobile devices), and is published before 7:00 AM ET every market day.
Wall Street Breakfast readership of over 900,000 includes many from the investment-banking and fund-management industries.
Sign up here to receive the Wall Street Breakfast in your inbox every business day: http://seekingalpha.com/account/email_preferences
Alan Brochstein, CFA, was the first investment professional to devote himself to sharing his observations about the cannabis industry from an investor's perspective publicly. He runs 420 Investor, a subscription-based due diligence platform for investors interested in the publicly-traded cannabis stocks and is also the founder of New Cannabis Ventures, a content aggregation site focused on investors and entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry.
Alan has worked in the securities industry since 1986, primarily with the responsibility for managing investments in institutional environments until he founded AB Analytical Services in 2007 in order to provide independent research and consulting to registered investment advisors. In addition to advising several different hedge funds and investment managers, including Friedberg Investment Management, where he participated as a member of its investment management committee, Alan was also a senior analyst for the independent research firm Management CV. In 2008, he began providing a first-of-its-kind subscription-based service for individual investors, Invest By Model, which offered two different portfolios that investors could replicate in their own accounts for $20 per month. Alan also offered The Analytical Trader at Marketfy, where he used fundamental and technical analysis in a disciplined process to offer specific trade ideas geared towards swing traders.
Alan launched www.420Investor.com in late 2013 as the premier source of information for "Green Rush" investors seeking to capitalize on the proliferation of legalized medical and recreational cannabis. In March 2014, Alan, who is a member of the National Cannabis Industry Association, began to focus solely on the cannabis sector. He launched www.NewCannabisVentures.com in late 2015.
You can follow Alan on Facebook (www.facebook.com/420investor) or on Twitter (https://twitter.com/Invest420). Alan also moderates a large LinkedIn group focused on the cannabis industry, Cannabis Investors & Entrepreneurs (https://www.linkedin.com/groups/6523904)
Attorney Daniel R. Lewis has worked and resided in the Central Florida area since 2006, after completing a 9 year term of service in the United States Air Force. He received his Masters in Arts from the University of Central Florida's History program in 2010, where his thesis work Thomas Jefferson and the Execution of the United States Indian Policy became a published book in 2011. Attorney Lewis went on to receive his Juris Doctorate degree from Florida A&M College of Law in Orlando, Florida, where he graduated Cum Laude while serving as Senior Editor of the Florida A&M Law Review, as well as Captain of the Florida A&M 2012-2013 ABA Tax Section Law Student Moot Court Tax Challenge team.
Attorney Lewis has published books, articles, and journal pieces in the fields of finance, history, and law. He is an ardent philanthropist, active legal reformer, and environmental supporter for the Central Florida area. Beginning in 2014, his water law research on the Wekiva Springs, River and Basin has been adopted as curriculum by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Environmental Cooperative Science Center.
After interning for the State Attorney's Office, 9th Judicial Circuit, and at a large corporation where he assisted in-house counsel on various employment, financial, and business requirements matters for Fortune 500 companies, he incorporated his own private practice. In his current practice, Attorney Lewis guides families and individuals through the estate planning process, provides in-house counsel services and contract reviews for Central Florida businesses, and handles other general practice matters.
Spencer Osborne is founder of Satellite Standard Group [SSG], and a partner of Sirius Buzz (http://siriusbuzz.com/). Sirius Buzz covers the satellite radio industry as well as companies that do business in this sector. Sirius Buzz provides information and opinion to readers with an interest in the sector from an investment, as well as consumer perspective.
Along with his work in the media sector, Spencer covers various equities that interest him and writes about these equities from a unique and "out of the box" perspective. Over the years Spencer has built a network of resources within the sectors he writes about. His opinion and insight is oft referred to and sought after by analysts.
I look for undervalued companies, unique opportunities and search the internet for everything under the sun that might help me turn up something others may have missed. I still believe in companies that have experienced management, real products, a growing revenue base, and do the right thing by their investors. There are a few really good bets out there with high ceilings. Finding them is like navigating a minefield filled with imposters, sharks and grifters.
QualityStocks (www.qualitystocks.net) assists publicly traded companies by getting their story out to the investment community while helping investors discover emerging companies with plenty of growth potential. Our name, QualityStocks, emphasizes our commitment to connect subscribers with companies that have huge potential to succeed in the short and long-term future.
QualityStocks provides investor relations services to publicly traded companies in exchange for compensation. The content we provide via Seeking Alpha may be part of our efforts to widen a client’s exposure. To read our full disclaimer, visit http://disclaimer.qualitystocks.net.
Have been ranked in or near the top 50 of of more than 5000 bloggers and close to the top 100 of nearly 9000 all experts by TipRanks.com . https://www.tipranks.com/bloggers/crunching-numbers?period=quarterly
Focus is mostly on Sirius XM Holdings and income investing,
30 years (through 2000) experience working for basic manufacturing and high tech industries in both the US and Europe. Company sizes ranged from start-ups to Fortune top 10. Experience as manager and/or grunt in fields of financial analysis, revenue forecasting, business planning, budgeting, pricing analysis, compensation planning, contracts, marketing, product management. Have been investing in stocks more than 40 years, options for 30 years and on and off in real estate for 25 years. BS in engineering from Boston U, MBA from Rutgers.