I am an experienced individual investor who has been trading merger arbitrage stocks and options since the 90's. I am a writer with a Master of Science from Northwestern University and I truly enjoy writing articles about the stock market. I try to look for opportunities where the odds are in my favor and there is a definite edge. On Seeking Alpha my articles will aim to provide insight and favorable risk/reward for the readers.However, I am not an investment advisor so any recomendations or ideas I write about in my articles, blogs, or comments shouldn't be taken as investment advice. I recommend using my writings as a starting point to which you should add your own research or that of an investment advisor.
"Any time you make a bet with the best of it, where the odds are in your favor, you have earned something on that bet, whether you actually win or lose the bet. By the same token, when you make a bet with the worst of it, where the odds are not in your favor, you have lost something, whether you actually win or lose the bet."
-David Sklansky, "The Theory of Poker"
Bumbershoot Holdings L.P. is a private investment partnership launched in Oct-2015.
The partnership uses a fundamental investment strategy as a “quality over quantity” approach to identifying and evaluating great businesses. It primarily invests in small- and mid- capitalization public companies which are headquartered in the U.S. and listed on a domestic exchange. It maintains a relatively concentrated portfolio with approximately 60%-75% of assets in its top-15 holdings. The partnership utilizes low levels of leverage and hedges net long exposure through various short positions and equity derivatives, as dictated by overall market conditions.
Electrical Engineer and private investor. I reside in the heart of Miyazaki, Nippon (Japan) about half time, and in my 727 home in Oregon, America, the other half (AirplaneHome.com, HikoukiIe.com, and AirplaneHome.com/Images/CoyMediaPagesCatalog.html). I'm 66 years of age (as of 2016).
I seem to be chronically incapable of conveying concepts concisely. For those who suffer through my rambling, redundant, and serpentine rhetoric, my sincere apologies. I do perceive that my composition desperately needs to be more efficient, so I'll try to make it so.
I'm also incompetent in most facets of the technology areas I invest in. I'm a good circuit design engineer, but I know precious little about integrated circuit fabrication technology and many other specialities. So I depend upon others, mostly here on Seeking Alpha, who have direct experience in areas where I have little or none. The bread which appears on my table (and the jetliner which resides in my yard) arrived largely on the shoulders of those who contribute here and others from past times, and I'm genuinely grateful for their energetic and community minded generosity.
In an effort to improve perspective, I try to keep two key long term cyber system goals in mind as I try to judge whether a firm possesses a clear vision of the future. The first is the Smoking Hairy Golf Ball, an idealized liquid helium cooled semiconductor sphere with wire connections on its surface, envisioned long ago as the final stage of evolution for maximum performance solid state electronics systems. The second, and most important, is a HAL-9000 algorithm, that is, conscious life creating software. Setting aside considerations of whether it's wise to pursue that second goal, firms which steer themselves toward either or both of these goals, in the context of developing their more ordinary products, are, in my view, likely to be lucrative. And for the record, I suspect a HAL-9000 algorithm will prove to be wonderfully positive for humanity. If we develop and manage the technology wisely and compassionately...
In my view some firms are moving, step by tiny step, toward one or both of these milestones.
I'm eager to hear constructive and civil criticism, so please don't hesitate to offer your suggestions.
Itsu made mo, genki de ite kudasai (Be healthy and, by implication, happy forever please), Bruce
Since I'm 16 years old I'm interested in the stock market and the markets around it. Now I'm 21 years old and study international Management and want to improve my skills and understandings of the markets.
I am a published poet and author.
My poems have been set to music and performed at Carnegie Hall and recorded on Grenadilla Records. Thus, I became a member of A.S.C.A.P.
I worked in publishing for several years as an editorial assistant. Subsequently, I earned my MS in Education and supported my writing career as a teacher in East Harlem, working with at risk children.
In 2001, I set up a small, independent press and published my first book, a prototype, 'Dear John: Letters from a Fan in New York CIty, AN INTERACTIVE BOOK.'
The book became a calling card. Sid Bernstein, who brought the Beatles to the USA, loved my writing and concept so much that he wanted to contribute the foreword to my current book, 'john lennon: in their own write, a loving tribute from his friends and fans.'
The book was launched with a joint-book signing with Mr. Bernstein and me at Bloomingdale's Flagship Store, at 59th ST and Lexington Ave, NY, NY. It is currently available from my own website, www.dearjohnlennon.com and at online stores. In addition, Barnes & Noble has it available at any store. If you ask for it, they will order it for you.
I have just been published by Pangea Corp. The title is available on iBooks for iPad, only.
It's called "A Lennon Pastiche.' It's a fully immersive interactive book with music, videos, interviews, poetry -- using Apple's latest capabilities to create rich, mixed media iBooks like no other. You may download a free sample, anytime, from the iTunes Store! Enjoy!
In addition, I am working full-time on a mainstream novel. In addition, I'm revising a suspense/romance thriller. My daily poetry continues.
For further details, you may contact me at WriterMyst@aol.com. Serious inquiries only, please.