Ray Branton is a private investor with more than thirty years’ experience. He invests for his own account. Now retired, he devotes considerable time to researching undervalued stocks, utilizing an eclectic approach that combines fundamental research and technical analysis.
Former Application Systems Engineer at WFHM.
Inventor of the Bubble-Worm® - children's bubble toy
Inventor/Founder of thinkORANGE(™) - consumer electronics
Inventor of MPG Multi Purpose Grill®
Inventor of STAR-Power(™) - automotive industry
Author of LSAT - Learning Stocks And Trading© 2016
Founder of World Jobs Prize(™)
Founder, Iowa Association of 4-Wheel Drive Clubs, Inc.
Mr. Neuhauser is Founder and Managing Director of Livermore Partners based in the Chicago suburb of Northbrook, Illinois. Livermore is a private alternative investment manager servicing Institutions, high-net worth clientele and highly-regarded private equity sponsors. Prior to joining Livermore in 2009, Mr. Neuhauser was President of Loren Holdings Incorporated, focusing on strategic investments across a broad group of industries including Energy(Oil & Gas), Industrial manufacturing, and Financial services. While managing the investment phase of the process, Mr. Neuhauser worked with numerous LBO groups and financing agents as well as large publicly-traded domestic companies. Mr. Neuhauser founded Loren Holdings in 1998, while he was still responsible for portfolio and investment strategies for financier Leon A. Greenblatt III. Mr. Neuhauser was a principle and invested the firm’s capital in a multi-strategy approach. These included concentrated equity investment positions, activist opportunities, risk/merger arbitrage, distressed debt, and private equity. Mr. Neuhauser is responsible for establishing and managing the firm's relationships with senior executives from leading companies in all segments industry. Mr. Neuhauser was a longtime member of the CME Group (NYSE:CME) as well as the National Futures Association. He received his B.A. with concentrations in Economics from Northeastern Illinois University and has conducted Graduate studies in Economics and Sociology from Roosevelt University of Chicago. He is a current Board member of Toronto stock exchange listed Mitra Energy and BNK Petroleum.
I have 3 kids under 10. We live debt free, own 2 used cars paid with cash and rent for $600/mo. I was tired of watching our Roth IRAs grow by %10 in 10 years in loaded mutual funds, while the S&P500 beat our Roths easily. With the help of Seeking Alpha authors I started buying stocks about 10 months ago. Up about %50 over all (+/- %10 in a given week due to high beta small cap growth stocks) Very excited about the opportunities ahead. So far I have done very well at picking stocks and timing my buy-ins. I need to learn when to sell. Any help or advice is welcome. I do this part time reading a few hours in the evening and on my phone at work. Thinking about doing this full-time.