I am 40 and would like to retire before 60. I am fortunate to work for a state government and I am vested in their pension. So, I am set when I turn 60+. Because I don't have to worry about saving for a normal retirement age, I have been able to put almost all of my savings towards the goal of early retirement, by investing in a taxable brokerage account.
Shahid Usman, CEO of Wish Media Network is a well-known personality in Pakistani print media and advertising world, he is in this field from 1982. As internet of things are booming in the world and everything is in your reach he thought that why not a build a websites for everybody where anybody can come read, decide and invest through proper research analysis and financial reports.
Aron is not an accredited engineer nor does he hold an advanced degree in any of the fields related to electric vehicles. He is simply an enthusiastic young man with a 6th grade education and an abiding love for electrified transportation.
An avid computer user, he once made a list of Judas Priest songs that totally rock, done completely using a computing device. He is also an amateur investor and fashion designer who enjoys making Egyptian inspired artwork out of plywood and MDF, or any other materials at hand that are cheap and relatively non-toxic.
Future plans include building a 1500 gallon lotus fountain. Shaped like a lotus flower, it will contain white and sacred lotus, and also koi fish if they can be trained not to eat too much lotus.
Jeez, there is a tempting devil-on-my-shoulder whisper to come across as a grumpy older investor. Yes, I walked 5 miles to school in the snow and barefoot most of the time. But I've always been a fundamentalist who was impressed by a reasonable 'story' or thesis for a particular company. Having made a lot during dot.com days and then watch too much of it slide away, I will happily listen to the rose-colored glasses version of events and then do my own revisions as to why American Motors will NOT be making a comeback.
Currently, I like non-commodity tech and energy stocks. I used to like smaller companies but the odds of them getting acquired or squished is about even, so they better have a great and unique advantage.
I'd love to say I was a buy-and-hold kinda guy but the truth is I do get impatient. Having heard it too often, I don't like a management excuse of the sales being soft because of deals that didn't get closed in the final few weeks. Like most of you, I will make exceptions to that if the story is right. And that is what we're here for, sniffing out our version of truth among the piles of information. Like a meal in a vegan restaurant, not all of it is good!
early (ish) days on active investment. been in property for a while.
Been a great year, FB,NOK the stand out winners. Long FB ( $27, sold too early at 46.08) ,AAPL ( $477) ,NOK ($3.77, sold too early at 6.32, bought back at 7.65!), LCC ($16.06, sold at 20something, bought again at 23.25 before the merger),
Watching LINE( I missed that one!) , ALU ( bought at 3.77), MSFT( missed that ship), HSBC ( bought at 677p, patience required...), and of course ORCL, out of ex employee interest.
took a tiny position in FNMA at 2.35 not clever I know, but sold at 2.95, too nervous to hold.
oh...added some AMD at £3.63, sold at 3.75 to buy some bbry...again!
An independent (small) investor living in the state of Texas. Am over 65 but still work full time. I refer to my interest in the stock market as my night job. When asked what kind of job or what kind of work is that, I generally say, well, you read, read, read etc.
I recently retired from a government job and have been attempting to self-direct my IRA investments. I became interested in stocks several years ago when training delivery carriers of The Wall Street Journal. I tend to be a buy and hold investor even though that may not be the most profitable technique.
1st time investor and started with NOK. I started to love my lumia WP8 so much that I wanted to know more about the company and how people feel about them so I wanted to find information and stumbled over Seeking Alpha.
Really enjoy so many good articles (not only NOK btw) and love to be here.
I have a lot to learn but I think I am in good hands with so many knowledge being spread around
Live in Astoria NY work as an IT manager for a government institution
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