Marty Chilberg is a seasoned financial professional with over 30 years of executive leadership, board, consulting and advisory experience. He began his career as a certified public accountant (CPA). He moved to Silicon Valley in 1981 to begin his career in the software industry, working for Atari, Daisy Systems, Symantec and Visio. He took Symantec and Visio through their initial public offerings as their Chief Accounting Officer and Chief Financial Officer, respectively. The past several years have been focused on developing macro investing themes including Cloud and currently Genomic Medicine.
Professional investment portfolio management since 1974. CFA Charter (1981). Juris Doctor degree, Northwestern University School of Law (1965). Founder, current Chairman and CEO, Askari Equity Management LLC, successor corporation to RIA asset management proprietorship since 1974. "Semi-retired". Interested in consulting to small investment firms and to institutional clients. Very limited willingness to accept new accounts. Practiced corporate law in Chicago (1968-1982); including General Counsel to minority-enterprise Small Business Investment Company. Service on various Boards in Tucson, AZ (1980s-1990s) Peace Corps Volunteer, Kenya (1966-1967).
I run a small fund. I became interested in investing when I read an article about Warren Buffett and my fund and my investing style reflect his teachings and those of Charlie Munger. Unlike many value investors, I am not impressed with Ben Graham as an investor.
Finance professional in the Silicon Valley with a long/short-only, valuation-based approach to investing in high growth technology companies. Prior to joining the tech industry, covered software and internet companies on the sell side.
Bottom Fisher Ideas is an independent investor with an academic background in computer science and english from Cornell University and finance from New York University. Bottom Fisher Ideas is halfway to retirement, seeks investment opportunities in out of favor areas of the market, and enjoys writing about the process along the way.
Jeffrey Saut is Chief Investment Strategist and Managing Director of Equity Research at Raymond James & Associates.
Mr. Saut began his career on a trading desk in New York City. In 1973, he joined E.F . Hutton, where he began following equities and writing research. He subsequently worked as a securities analyst for Wheat First Securities, and then Branch Cabell, where he ran the equity research group as director of research and acted as portfolio manager for the firm's affiliate, Exeter Capital Management. As director of research, he built the research and institutional sales departments for the regional brokerage firm Ferris, Baker and Watts, Inc. and subsequently Sterne, Agee & Leach, Inc.
Mr. Saut is well known for his insightful and colorful commentary regarding the stock market, and he makes regular media appearances.
Note: Mr. Saut is not an active contributor to Seeking Alpha; rather, SA editors excerpt regularly from Mr. Saut's public commentary.
Jonathan Moreland is the founder and Director of Research at InsiderInsights.com, which produces a Daily Ratings Report, Weekly Newsletter, and offers real-time insider data and analytics via its institutional strength Data Module and APIs. InsiderInsights' research and data are further available on Bloomberg terminals at ININ and APPS ININ .
Mr. Moreland is also principal of Insider Asset Management llc, a registered investment adviser in New York State, and a past contributor to TheStreet.com, Minyanville, and other financial outlets.
A fundamental analyst with an MBA in finance, Mr. Moreland identified insider data over 25 years ago as an excellent first screen to determine where to focus his research efforts. He is quoted frequently in the media for his insider analysis, and stock recommendations stemming from it. He is also author of "Profit From Legal Insider Trading" (Dearborn 2001).
Mr. Moreland is currently on a mission to get investors to expect more from insider data than the commodity feeds they rely on from their Bloomberg terminals, Yahoo!Finance, and other financial websites.
I am a value investor focusing on REITS and other income producing stocks and etfs. I have accounting designations from both US & Canada.
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Individual Investor focused on under-followed, misunderstood, and otherwise underappreciated securities. I prefer companies that generate free cash flow, or have the ability to do so soon, that may have a bit of an "uninvestable stink" on them. In these situations, I believe a large discrepancy between price and value provide an adequate margin of safety while the situation plays out and becomes viewed as "investable" again.
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Founder/manager at Shih Investments. In early 2009, I quit my job as an engineering manager at Google, to start my company. That was right in the middle of the crash, and, it relates to my investment style - deep value when others are frightened. My preference is to be deeply analytical, scouring documents that many will by-pass, to come up with my investment ideas.
I am an Illinois Registered CPA with more than ten years of experience working in Private Equity. I have an MBA from the University of Chicago.
I'm a value investor and favor deep-value investments and high ROE companies at reasonable prices.
Private investor seeks value with exponential growth potential. I share my opinions freely. Do your due diligence, seek professional advice if you feel you need it. I prefer to be long and highly concentrated as I take the time to pick winners.
Jim Roumell is Founder and President of Roumell Asset Management, LLC. Mr. Roumell founded the firm in 1998 after more than a decade as a financial advisor. Mr. Roumell is highlighted in, “The Art of Value Investing: How the World’s Best Investors Beat the Market” by John Heins and Whitney Tilson. Martin J. Whitman, Founder of Third Avenue Value Funds, says, "Jim's investment philosophies and his actual investments snugly fit into my criteria for securities investment." Mr. Roumell was selected to participate in, and won, two consecutive Wall Street Journal stock picking contests (in 2001 and 2002) before the contest was discontinued. He is a graduate of Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.
I am a senior equity analyst with over two decades of experience in the technology and TMT space, specializing in small cap technology research. I consider myself the first internet analyst on wall street and have always sought the next big thing in the tech space. I have worked extensively on both the buy-side at The Evergreen Funds and sell-side at firms including Prudential Securities, Unterberg Harris and EF Hutton.
My expertise includes valuing public and private companies in the technology arena, with a strong focus recently on TMT telecom, media, handsets, Internet, consumer electronics, digital media and software.
I have an MBA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and a BSChE from Tufts University.
Marketer, writer and investor who is passionate about investing. I am interested in opportunities where I can take a publisher or investment organization to the next level with my marketing, social media, PR, writing, and investment research skills.
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I manage the capital of only a handful of families and I see it as my number one job to protect their financial security. They don’t pay me to sell them investment products, beat an index, abandon true investing for mindless diversification or follow the Wall Street lemmings down the primrose path. I manage their money exactly as I manage my own so I don’t take any risk at all unless I strongly believe it is worth taking. Blogging here on SA is part of my research. I write to find out what I think. I invite you to join the family of satisfied clients send an e-mail :firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Robert N. Castellano, president of The Information Network (http://www.theinformationnet.com/), received a Ph.D. degree in chemistry from Oxford University (England). He has had ten years experience in the field of wafer fabrication at AT&T Bell Laboratories and Stanford University. He has authored numerous reports for other publishing companies before founding The Information Network. He has been editor of the peer-reviewed Journal of Active and Passive Electronic Devices since 2000. He is author of the book "Technology Trends in VLSI Manufacturing" published by Gordon and Breach. He is also a Senior Contributor to TheStreet.com. His book "Solar Panel Processing" was published in 2009 by Old City Publishing. His latest book, "Alternative Energy Technology" was published in 2012. Also in the solar area, he is CEO of SolarPA, which uses a proprietary nanomaterial to coat solar cells, increasing the efficiency by up to 10%. He recently published a fictional novel Blessed, available on Amazon and other sites.
Dane Capital Management is a private investment management company, open to institutions and accredited investors, that focuses on value and special situations investments. Twitter: @danecapmgmt For more information see: www.danecap.com
I'm a retired IT professional that focused on large scale infrastructure projects. From 2000 - 2012 I was co-owner of an IaaS, SaaS company and understand the value and power of a recurring revenue model when paired with a sticky product. Companies with a recurring revenue model are especially interesting for the reasons that I described above.
My investing philosophy is very simple. I look for changes; social, economic, technological, legal etc that I believe to be inevitable. From there I identify companies that are well positioned to benefit from these changes.
Examples of these are:
1) Axon (formerly Taser) and the acceptance of Body Wearable Cameras
2) Orbcomm - Globalization and the need to track shipments worldwide regardless of location.
3) Sequans - The emergence of the Internet of Things and the clear leadership of LTE Cat-M over other narrow band technologies.
The challenge with this approach is getting the timing right as the pace of acceptance in the marketplace is very unpredictable, however the upside is often quite substantial.
You will see I have published a number of articles on Herbalife. This stock does not fit my investment model but it has captured my interest. I write articles on HLF in an attempt to counterbalance the company spin and misinformation.
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