Atle Willems, author of "Money Cycles - The Curse of an Elastic Money Supply", is an independent analyst and equity investor with a long-term view. A former company executive and CFO, he invests in undervalued listed shares with solid operational track records and sensible balance sheets. Atle holds a master degree in finance from Nottingham University Business School and a bachelor degree in business administration from Drake University. He earned the CFA designation in 2011 and was a member of CFA Institute until August 2016. He writes regularly on matters related to economics, politics, and finance, especially monetary developments and the stock market.