Author once passed Uniform Investment Adviser Law exam (Series 65) but was lazy enough to ever register. He plans to go through this gruesome test again, sometime. All the investment and finance related knowledge (or lack of it) that the author has gained over the years is self-taught. Like everybody else in the field, the author gets humiliated by the market all the time. If you are Seeking Alpha's Pro subscriber and find author's performance results impressive, it's mostly luck and the luck does not favor anyone forever. Do not trade based upon anything written or spoken by the author including articles, blogs or comments on seekingalpha or elsewhere. Do your own research. If you loose money after acting upon anything mentioned in author's writings or comments, you alone are responsible. However if you end up making money and "voluntarily" decide to share your profits with the author, you are awesome. Just send author a message and the author will respond with the address to receive the check :-) Happy investing !!
Alex is an equity research analyst at Granite House Capital Management, a value oriented long/short hedge fund based in Boston. In May 2013, Alex was the feature of a Forbes Magazine article titled, "Meet One Of The Youngest And Brightest Hedge Fund Analysts That Isn't On Wall Street." He started investing in the stock market at age 10 and payed for college by working as an analyst for a Minneapolis based hedge fund. He focuses on the investing methods of great investors such as Warren Buffett. Alex looks to differentiate himself in the industry through persistent hard work and continuous learning. He is the youngest ever admitted member of the SumZero buyside network and was one of 14 buyside analysts in nation to be named to the 2012 SumZero Buyside Analyst Honors which was published in the Wall Street Journal as part of the 'Best on the Street' column and CNBC. Over 8,000 analysts were considered and he had the second highest return on the list. He was featured in the biography of investor Warren Buffett in a book called "Of Permanent Value: The Story Of Warren Buffett,". He maintains a blog called "Alex Bossert's Thoughts On Value Investing" with over 550 subscribers and over 300,000 site views. His work has been syndicated on Yahoo Finance, Google Finance, SeekingAlpha, and GuruFocus.
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Retired Risk Arb who went back to OTC Marketmaking roots and traded Bankruptcies, liquidations, Litigation stubs, convertible preferreds, warrants and reorgs.
35 years was enough for me but I still love connecting with good people with great ideas.