Jim Van Meerten is an advisor to Marketocracy Capital Management and writes on financial subjects here and on Barchart Portfolio Blogs and Seeking Alpha. He earned a BS in Accounting and Business Administration from Berry College; a Juris Doctorate from the Woodrow Wilson School of Law; and attended post-baccalaureate and graduate courses in Business Administration, Quantitative Math, and Education at Florida Atlantic University, Georgia State University and University of North Carolina at Charlotte. In the past he has been an accountant, attorney, adjunct professor in Business Law, Accounting and Internal Auditing, financial advisor, supervisory principal, and compliance officer. He also passed the Georgia CPA Exam, the Certified Internal Auditor Exam, and the FINRA Series 7, 24 and 9/10 exams.He is presently also a contributor on MSN Top Stocks Blog, Motley Fool and is a member of the M100 on Marketocracy, an elete honor chosen by the editors of Marketocracy as being in the top 100 portfolio managers of over 100,000 portfoiios they review. He would enjoy hearing your comments at JimVanMeerten@gmail.com.
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.
Which one of emotional faces is yours right now? (investment cycle)
Are you still risking/Investing? How do we do it you may ask? .We are just making money the old fashion way.(not like E. F. Hutton, besides everyone stopped listening to those clowns in '82)..We are buying and selling counter-intuitively...If they (analysts) are 'bashing' a stock,.. We're 'buying" it.....and if they are "pumping" a stock,.... We're dumping it! Remember this: You can't be "Nutless In New Orleans" (NINO) to play by our rules !
Update: the NINO organization is at 100% cash waiting for our Tea-Bagging Congress next month to make stocks very cheap again (remember the Budget Deficit market dip in Aug 2011 ?)...
Disclosure: NASD licenses: 22,39,7, 24,...27(try doing a net cap hair cut with a 90 day fail-to-deliver by hand...its was a be-auch), 63.....and once owned' a NASD B/D (fully disclosed).FCC commerical radio licenses elements 1-9... gmdss, broadcasting, education etc.