Hi, My name is Peter Jung. I am very passionate about researching businesses that are oversold but own tremendous growth potential over the long haul. Keep an eye on my posts for those who are interested in value investing. Thanks!
I am an investor and analyst who performs his own work and develops his own investment ideas. I act infrequently in any given year as I try to only invest when I think the odds are in my favour.
A young individual investor from Europe with a focus on building a dividend growth-oriented portfolio to achieve financial independence within the next two decades.
I write primarily about US and European dividend stocks, with the latter one being my main focus at the moment.
I am currently an analyst at a multi-asset hedge fund which has a highly concentrated portfolio. I have previously worked as a sell side analyst covering the banking, insurance and airline industries and have also worked as an IR director at a firm in the TMT sector.
DeWayne Reeves is the founder of CFRN and host of a popular radio program heard daily in over 20 countries. A former equities trader, he has focused primarily on the S&P 500 Emini Futures Market for the past 10 years. His insights and trading methodology are a blend of traditional technical analysis and the strategic use of proprietary indicators. He is the founding director of New Hope Orphanage and Primary School in Kampala Uganda East Africa which is home to over 800 orphans. Mr Reeves currently resides with his wife in Phoenix Az. where he actively trades his personal account.
Tune in M-F from 12pm-2pm Eastern for market analysis, technical tips and lively discussion. CFRN / http://www.cfrn.net
Jeremy Josse is managing director and head of the financial institutions group at Sterne Agee CRT in New York. He has spent the last twenty-plus years of his career working as an executive in some of the world's leading financial institutions, including Schroders, Citigroup, and N M Rothschild. He has specialized in complex restructurings and corporate finance issues in the banking and financial institutions sectors. He has worked with banks, corporations and Governments throughout the U.S. and Europe. He studied philosophy and economics as an undergraduate at both Trinity College, Oxford University and as a graduate at London University. He also qualified as a banking attorney. He is the author of the Wiley published book Dinosaur Derivatives and Other Trades and has published numerous other articles on a wide range of financial subjects including the credit crisis, bank restructurings and financial engineering. Josse is a visiting researcher in finance at Sy Syms business school in New York. He lives with his wife, Muriel, and three kids in New York City.
Shudeep Chandrasekhar is a business consultant by profession and a musician by passion. With extensive experience in senior management, he has a thorough understanding of the internal workings of various types of businesses and what makes them tick. A keen student of the human mind and its potential, Shudeep constantly strives to understand the decision-making processes that underline every major business move. An enthusiastic traveller, Shudeep has lived and worked in more than a dozen countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Japan, Oman and many more. He is a truly global personality and currently lives in the bustling coastal city of Chennai, India - his birthplace.
Bill Jacobs is the founder and owner of Jacobs Investment Management, LLC, and is responsible for the security analysis, selection, and portfolio management of the firm's separately managed accounts. The firm was founded in 2006 and serves high net worth individuals. Bill is also director of research for an affiliated firm, The Patten Group. Prior to founding Jacobs Investment Management, Bill was a partner at Harris Associates in Chicago (adviser to the Oakmark Funds). He left Harris in 2006 to move back with his family to his hometown of Nashville, TN. Bill received a B.S.E. in Finance and Accounting from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He is also a CFA charterholder.
Emma Ractliffe is from St Aubin le Monial France, and is studying Economics and Middle Eastern Studies at Dartmouth College. At Dartmouth, she is President of the International Business Council, Chief Research Officer for Smart Women Securities, an Impact Analyst for Dartmouth Humanitarian Engineering and an Editor for the Dartmouth Business Journal.
Investment Management and Geopolitics Wonk-in-training. Actively managing a personal portfolio and investment trust. Currently working on a geopolitical/financial services research platform which intersects geopolitics and financials as well as quant and qual research into a single platform. If you are interested in learning more please contact me through one of my social media platforms.
Covering especially stocks in Germany & Europe with a combination of deep value and event-driven/distressed character.
Conversant with and by the followed former industries/emplyoers:
- MLP AG: Financial Services / Advisory
- Deutsche Boerse AG: Product and Sales Management of Derivatives
- Nord/LB Asset Management Holding: Master Desk and Investment Controlling
- BNP Paribas: Corporate and Investment Banking
- Aramea Asset Management AG (Currently): Portfolio- and Risk Management
- GreenRiver Capital (Currently): Founder and Holder - capital market analysis with future target to issue an alternative investment fund.
- Double Bachelor Degree from University of Applied Science Bremen, Germany and Kedge Business School Marseille, France with a main Focus on finance
- Master Degree in "Management and Financial Institutions" from Leuphana University, Germany
AGCHEQ offers professionals a Food Market Data Platform to predict prices and manage risk.
More information available at: www.AGCHEQ.com
The AGCHEQ Team and Advisory Board are composed of Wall Street Veterans, Technology Experts and a former USDA Under Secretary of Agriculture.
The AGCHEQ Platform was engineered to solve the lack of price transparency encountered when working with New England Farmers and New York City Institutional Food Service and Retail buyers. The absence of useful market data and price benchmarks was a barrier to business efficiency.
AGCHEQ leverages next generation technology and the highest quality data to provide the most accurate wholesale food price information available anywhere, contextualized with historical and technical analysis.
AGCHEQ democratizes data, empowering farmers, institutional buyers and financial professionals to predict prices and manage risk.
The Curve Advisor was founded in 2011 by Joseph Choi. Mr. Choi was a senior proprietary trader in J.P. Morgan’s Global Currencies and Commodities Group. He was consistently profitable in trading Eurodollar butterflies over his trading career. He was one of the largest discretionary users of Eurodollar futures and options, trading well over 10 million contracts a year. Mr. Choi started the Curve Advisor newsletter to provide strategic commentary on the interest rate markets and discuss trade-specific market views on the Eurodollar curve. In 2016, he started an open-access web site as a resource for short term interest rate futures traders.
Chris Colvin, CFA, is the Founder and Managing Partner of Breach Inlet Capital Management, LLC, which is a Registered Investment Advisor. We use a concentrated strategy targeting U.S.-listed small cap equity transformations, defined as companies going through significant changes to create substantial shareholder value.
Transcend Event Driven Research provides exclusive analysis and insight into corporate events such as mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, IPOs and restructurings. Our high quality research aims to provide readers with timely and actionable event driven opportunities that will outperform in all market conditions.
By uncovering securities that are trading at a considerable discount to fair market value and by identifying the catalysts that will unlock this value, our unique insights will provide an advantage to investors. Our analysis includes an assessment of investment risk as well as an evaluation of potential outcomes across the capital structure.
Current MBA candidate and graduate student. CPA and former external auditor at a Big Four public accounting firm. Occasional investor looking for early entry in growth opportunities.
watched-listened-read Jim Cramer.
So far, the most informative of any person you might see most anywhere speaking about the markets.
All in a pretty straightforward, easily understood way.
Article writing on SA should be a for-credit course.
Mr. Robert (Bob) Taft is an accomplished CEO and senior executive of leading restaurant chains, consistently delivering results by improving the organizational culture, commitment, and overall image to increase shareholder value. His extensive knowledge of how to jumpstart, build, and turnaround struggling operations through marketing, branding, franchise development, and operations excellence was gained through firsthand experience. He applies strong business acumen and distinct leadership abilities, using enthusiastic energy and a collaborative approach to develop long-term vision and execute strategy. The pursuit of excellence to develop challenging opportunities in the restaurant industry energizes Bob.
At present, Bob is the owner of Taft Interests, a restaurant entrepreneur acquiring and improving select brands.
Previously he was CEO of Boston Restaurant Associates. He has also served as a Board Member since 2004.
During his 8-year tenure, he made impressive gains, growing sales to $30M annually by optimizing performance of 18 Regina Pizzerias and 3 Polcari’s full-service Italian-American restaurants. By providing brand essence and a clear vision for the future, Bob increased sales at converted Sbarro stores by 30% over comparable units.
In 2001, Bob founded Sonofresco, an innovative manufacturer and marketer of laptop coffee roasters, where he grew sales from $0 to $2M in just 12 months. In 2002 the success of this profitable company led to the purchase of the franchisor of the drive-thru coffee/espresso chain, Caffino, Inc. Over the next several years, he reinvigorated flat sales by creating a distinctive brand identity for Caffino that increased EBITDA 27%.
For 3 years, Bob served as Chief Operating Officer of Fuddruckers, Inc. During this time he doubled EBIDTA and realized double-digit sales gains by rebranding 220 restaurants with a new urban concept and menu that increased guest traffic and average ticket sales volume.
Previously, Bob was selected as President of Au Bon Pain where he positioned the division for high valuation and subsequent sale by designing new signature products, establishing a holistic talent development process, and expanding incremental café sales by 40%.
Prior to this, Bob served as President & CEO of Papa Gino’s, a 230-unit pizza/Italian chain spanning 5 states. During his tenure he transformed struggling operations on the verge of shutdown to become New England’s leading fast Italian restaurant.
In 1988, Bob was Executive VP & COO of Skipper’s Inc. where he rebuilt profitability of this +200-unit restaurant chain, erasing a $1M deficit and earning a $2M return to rank #1 among fast-service seafood restaurants in the Northwest.
Earlier in his career while running other chains, Bob served as Chairman of the Board & Majority Shareholder of Paradise Bakery Franchise Group for 12 years. Additionally he was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for Mazzio’s Corporation, which included 300 pizza restaurants and was Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer for A&M Food Services comprised of 160 Pizza Hut restaurants.
Bob obtained his B.S. degree in Hotel Administration with minors in Journalism and Marketing from the University of New Hampshire in Durham. His post-graduate studies include coursework in Nutrition, Advertising, Media Buying, Computers, Real Estate and Marketing from the United Kingdom Marketing Symposium.
Bob Taft is a driven consummate executive whose career achievements are the result of exceptional leadership talents combined with a passion for identifying and capitalizing on opportunities in both turnaround and high growth situations. He brings game-changing approaches, solutions, and perspectives to the table that invigorate team members to collaborate to define, develop, and deliver dynamic brand transformation programs.
Financial and Economic Professional. More than fifteen years of financial analysis and strategic planning experience and greater than ten years of investment analysis. Currently consulting with portfolio managers (PMs) and policy makers regarding asset allocation, forecasting, and performance measurement. Experience working on both the buy- and sell-sides. Degrees: MBA and MA in Economics.
Empirical Capital is a long-biased equity Hedge Fund managed by Cris Blackman. Cris has over 33 years of investment experience. The fund's objective is to obtain high absolute returns from an actively managed concentrated portfolio of common stocks while seeking to maximize long term gains and tax efficiency.
The author is a partner of Vimal and Sons which is a partner of the National Stock Exchange of India. He is a qualified chartered accountant and is an intermediary in the securities market for the last 20 years. He is based in Pune, Maharashtra, India. You can read all the articles at https://sentimentsbubbles.com