Ted is a private active investor enjoying the game the market plays with us all. Contrarianism is one of his main philosophies of investment and life. Don't follow the sheep, see where the sheep are leading you. Something hard to see over all those assets.
Avi Gilburt is a lawyer and accountant by training. He formerly was a partner and National Director at a national firm.
Mr. Gilburt is also the Managing Member of Gilburt Financial Services, LLC, which provides:
- Financial market analysis to the public through ElliottWaveTrader.net;
- Elliott Wave market analysis to institutional clients;
- Specific stock analysis to retail clients; and
- Webinars and personal coaching on Elliott Wave analysis.
He is also the Managing Member of the of the consulting firm of Gilburt & Associates, LLC, which specializes in transaction structuring and tax services.
A lifelong student of the markets, speculator, and investor, decades of experience have forged Adam into a hardcore contrarian. He believes in buying low when others are afraid, then later selling high when others are brave. He founded the financial-market research company Zeal LLC, and continues to write acclaimed weekly and monthly subscription newsletters.
Martin Small, Managing Director, is the Head of U.S. iShares at BlackRock. He is responsible for directing strategy and leading activities across multiple functions, including sales, product management and development, marketing and communications, capital markets, and the operating platform. Mr. Small joined BlackRock in 2006. Prior to his current role, he was part of senior leadership for the Financial Markets Advisory Group in BlackRock Solutions, where he led teams that executed a wide array of advisory, transactional, complex financial modeling and specialized portfolio management engagements for global institutional clients. Prior to BlackRock, Mr. Small was a capital markets, investment management and transactional associate with the law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York. He earned a B.A. degree from Brown University and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.
Carolyn Pairitz joined the Seeking Alpha Editorial Team September '13 and covers the ETFs and Financials vertical. Before joining, Carolyn was a contributor at ETFdatabase, Commodity HQ, and Dividend.com.
Carolyn graduated from DePaul University March '13 with a double BS in Finance and Economics along with a minor in Graphic Design she expects to never use. She is a Chicago native but currently resides in Boston, trading in bitter cold for mountains of snow.
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I graduated with an MBA in finance from Indiana University. I worked in investments for One America for 7 years. I currently own a small business and run an investment blog called Lean Investor.