Petroleum Geologist Began investing in equities in 1980. Bought Walmart, Teledyne and Crown, Cork & Seal in 1980. Invested in bonds until 2001. Got out too early. Monthly trader. Made 11 trades in 2015. Try to keep a permanent-like portfolio. Own U.S. big caps; own foreign big caps; currently have 30% of portfolio in cash; no bonds. Also invest in oil & gas royalty and real estate directly. A conservative, politically. Not a Republican and definitely not a Democrat.