Tales From The Future (TFTF). I picked my nickname because many advisors and investors claim they can predict the future of the (stock) markets and precisely pick the winners. I don't. I usually do not engage in short-term trading and myopic analysis (quarter by quarter, without looking at the big picture). I like to work with long-term scenarios. My focus is on possible disruptions and growth opportunities in (consumer) technology and related sectors. I also look into value and contrarian ideas as well as emerging technologies, growth stocks worldwide, both on the long and short side as well as the influence of monetary policy on markets. I am fiercely independent in my investment research. That's why the avatar image of a lone Ninja hopefully fits. Independence guided my investment principles for the past 20+ years: Pick your targets with patience. Do your OWN diligence. Never follow the herd blindly: 'Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one.' General Sector Focus: Technology/Internet, Value, Disruptors, Energy/Alt Energy, Entertainment Stocks and Monetary Policy/Geopolitics. Geographical Focus: USA, Western Europe, Japan. PS: I speak various languages but I am not a native English speaker. I apologize in advance for any typos and grammatical errors.
After starting (and finishing) three successful companies in three distinct industries I decided to let others do the driving. In other words, investing has been my sole source of income for many years. While a background in diverse sectors is helpful, as is experience as a businessman, the real trick seems to be becoming as educated as possible. Of course knowledge of markets, economics and psychology is core but a vigorous curiosity about everything else is, in my opinion, critical. History, science, politics, current events, art, pop culture and etc mix to make us who we are. And, the markets are us. So, the information exchange made possible via platforms like Seeking Alpha have made more intelligent investing achievable to players big and small. There are some really smart people that contribute, hopefully I can share a little back. But remember my posts are strictly my opinion and should not be considered investment guidance.
Dutch investor using a fundamental total return approach using a long time horizon and financial metrics to measure performance. Most interested in value opportunities and growth at a reasonable price.
Currently following two masters in Finance and Accounting.
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Businessman (63) Engineering degree and MBA, 35 years as stock investor and 4 years as trader. Spending a fair amount of time reading and analyzing sectors where I feel opportunity for investment goals and skills, sectors as Energy and Technology stocks in a mix of dividend stocks (70%) and growth increasingly in options (20%), and a final 10% for speculation. Living part time between Barcelona, Spain, and a few months a year in Rio Grande Valley in South of Texas and a motor-home in Europe.
I look for companies with a margin of safety to their value, and I dislike downside risk. I subscribe to the first rule of investing: "Do not lose money."
I believe small and microcap stocks are the best place to look for value in the markets, as most people overlook these companies, making them more likely to be mis-priced. To exploit these opportunities, I have a subscription service with multiple microcap calls every month.
A fund manager who cut his cloth in Schroders London. He joined Coronation South Africa in 1998, running the Smaller Companies Fund which had the best 5-yr record in the sector during his tenure. In 2005 he left Coronation to pursue his passion in writing (and invest without constraints). He recently completed his first novel, a financial thriller called "White Man's Numbers" see www.whitemansnumbers.com - highly acclaimed rollercoaster! See excerpt and reviews on website link.