I have a B.S. in Economics from West Point and an MBA from Penn State. I have invested in stocks for over 15 years. And I have written articles on stocks for the past few years for various sites such as Motley Fool, CNN Money, MSN Money, and Yahoo Finance (to name a few). I have also published two books, which are sold in bookstores and on sites such as Amazon.com. I specialize in international equities and how geopolitics (international relations) impacts equities and markets. Furthermore, I enjoy leveraging my background in marketing (P&G), strategic planning (Lockheed Martin), consulting (Pinnacle Consulting) and as a former All-Source Intelligence Officer to analyze stocks through multiple lenses. I believe that the key is to find the small percentage of information that requires further analysis. I am willing to take calculated risks in order to achieve a higher expected return.