I am a Portuguese independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked for both sell side (brokerage) and buy side (fund management) institutions. I've been trading professionally for about 20 years.
I have a Marketplace service here on Seeking Alpha called Idea Generator that's focused on real-time actionable ideas based on valuation and catalysts. The Idea Generator portfolio has beat the S&P 500 by more than 48% in 28 months.
I also launched www.thinkfn.com in 2004. Thinkfn (Think Finance) carries thousands of educational articles on finance and markets (in Portuguese).
I trade futures, stocks from the long and short side, forex and options. I trade both discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader, Quantshare and others). I can be reached at paulo.santosATthinkfn.com or followed on Twitter at twitter.com/ThinkFinance999
INVESTOR / SENIOR MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE / STRATEGIC BUSINESS LEADER / BUSINESS MODEL DESIGN INSTRUCTOR, COACH, MENTOR
CEO and founder of a packaging company with activities in Canada, China, Mexico and Chile.
Former CEO, CFO and COO of Reynolds Food Packaging Canada (an ALCOA company) and was also involved in startup operations in France, Spain and Ukraine.
Proactive and business-minded leader experienced in steering organizations through complex transitions and building empowered and talented work teams within highly competitive industries.
Business activities, due diligence and startups in Canada, Chile, China, France, Mexico, Spain and Ukraine.
Proven expertise in defining, implementing and delivering business goals. Catalyst in optimizing performance, enhance productivity, and driving profit growth.
Instructor, coach and mentor for the CPA Strategic Leadership Program for many years. The program is part of the process of becoming a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant / Certified Management Accountant (CPA/CMA). Conduct Business Model Design -Strategy workshops.
The early part of my career was in the Montreal tech industry at companies that developed software and hardware. As CEO and CFO, I was the key driver for IT development in several international companies.
I have been online since before the Internet existed and operate several hobby web sites one of which, www.Westfalia.org, is the most popular web site in the world for VW Westfalia camping-van enthusiasts (approx. 30,000 registered users).
Professional designation of FCPA (Chartered Professional Accountant with Fellowship), FCMA (Certified Management Accountant with Fellowship)
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Twitter account: @johnwbabiak
I've been contributing to SA since 2011, with a break to join the PRO editorial team from 2013-2015. I got my Series 7 and 63 back in 2000, and watched the dot-com bubble peak and then burst in real time at a small, tech-focused retail brokerage in NYC.
@DavidAltonClark - Top Financial Expert per http://Tipranks.com
In addition to investing in and writing about stocks for the better part of the past decade, I'm currently a licensed Texas REALTOR® with 20 years in the business. I was formerly a FINRA registered securities representative in the oil and gas industry, worked in the banking industry, and as an auditor and consultant for a major accounting firm. I received my Bachelor's degree in Accounting (With Honors) from the University of Texas - San Antonio.
I've managed my portfolio for the past 25 years, including successfully navigating the 2000 and 2008 bubbles, so I understand the full cycle the market can take. My professional background has provided me with an intimate knowledge of corporate financial statements and how the companies actually made money.
I have been ranked #1 out of over 8500 financial bloggers and professional analysts tracked by TipRanks for a majority of the past three years. I am currently the most highly followed Financial Expert on TipRanks with over 6,300 followers. I have consistently been correct 75% of the time with my picks returning approximately 27.3% on an annual basis since 2011. I was thrilled to be featured in an article in BARRON'S for my stock picking performance in 2016.
Click this Globe and Mail and Barron's link for articles regarding my performance and background.
TechCrunch (http://www.techcrunch.com/), founded on June 11, 2005, is a weblog dedicated to obsessively profiling and reviewing new Internet products and companies. In addition to covering new companies, we profile existing companies that are making an impact (commercial and/or cultural) on the new web space. TechCrunch is co-edited by Michael Arrington and Erick Schonfeld.
Residing in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Has been trading and coaching using a self-developed option trading system for 10 years. Philosophically conservative, accurately trades weekly options with a strong risk management approach.
Well sought after by investors around the world, he teaches a minimum and hand-selected number of students each quarter how to trade his system.
Besides investing his interests are: Acoustic Guitar, Kayaking, Mountain Biking
Dale Roberts is an Investment Funds Advisor with Tangerine Investment Funds Limited, a subsidiary of Tangerine Bank wholly owned by Scotiabank. My articles are for information purposes only and do not constitute investment advice or an offer or the solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities. These articles are my personal opinion and are not those of Tangerine Bank or its subsidiaries. Remember past performance is not guaranteed and may not be repeated. Investment strategies are not suitable for everyone and you should always conduct your own research or speak to a financial advisor.