* Wall Street motto: Panic first, ask questions later ... * The only perfect hedge is in a Japanese garden. * Never confuse brains with a bull market. * The market can stay irrational longer than most can stay solvent * Date cash flow/marry net worth I spent 34 years in the banking and financial markets in NYC. I held Series 7, 72, 63, and 24 Licenses. I know the fixed-income market well and enjoy investing in both bonds and equities. My undergrad degree is in economics, and I am proficient in the management of the Treasury function of banks and corporations. "An investment portfolio is like a bar of soap; the more you handle it, the smaller it gets."
I am an actuarial analyst, currently working for a life insurance company. My investment philosophy is really simple: Buy high quality businesses with durable competitive advantages, and hold on for the long haul.
I leave you with a couple of my favourite Warren Buffett quotes:
"It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price, than a fair company at a wonderful price".
"A ham sandwich could run Coca Cola".
Individual investor. Been at it since 2005.
Blue chips and emerging blue chips.
Love to spend free time poring over my watch-lists, reading annual reports, finding undervalued companies and making money in stocks.
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I am a 54 year old , new trader with a year of many losses under my belt! I have finally figured out MY biggest problem trading , it was believing a well writen lie as the promoters do so well and convincingly .I am retired and looking for a piece of land out west to buy, grow a garden , relax and enjoy whatever God has in store for my last years.