Michael is a research analyst and freelancer. He recently completed his term as Real Estate Portfolio Manager for the Radford University Endowment Fund. Now he is looking to bring the knowledge he gained from investing in REITs to the Seeking Alpha audience.
Michael now freelances and contributes to investment articles. Although his expertise is in REITs, Michael also invests with his own capital and trades many types of stocks and currencies.
Michael received his degree from Radford University with a Bachelor's of Science in Economics.
Experience as a senior manager for a large retail chain. Managed multiple locations with sales in the low seven digits. Studied international affairs at the George Washington University with a focus in economics. @PoliticsOfMoney
A graduate of both Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School, George Putnam, III first became involved with distressed securities as a lawyer in the late 1970s. Seeing the inefficient niche that bankruptcies and turnarounds were presented and researched, he founded New Generation Research, Inc. and began publishing The Turnaround Letter in 1986. Since then he has frequently been quoted in Barron's, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today and other financial publications. In 1990, he was named investment advisor of the year by USA Today. In addition to his responsibilities at New Generation Research, Inc., Mr. Putnam also serves as a trustee for The Putnam Companies, a mutual fund group with over $100 billion in assets.
Perhaps more than any other time in the last six decades, the fate of markets is inextricably intertwined with the ebb and flow of geopolitics. From the ECB's attempts to use the central bank's balance sheet to influence political outcomes across the eurozone to Saudi Arabia's efforts to transform the kingdom's influence over crude prices into an instrument of foreign policy, it's become increasingly clear that one simply cannot fully comprehend market movements without a thorough understanding of concurrent political outcomes. Drawing on extensive experience in both politics and finance, Heisenberg will help demystify a world in which investors can no longer hope to conceptualize markets as existing in anything that even approximates a vacuum. "I am the one who knocks."
Professional economic analyst by day. My main business interests include retail, restaurants, and consumer products. I seek out companies with strong "moats" and attractive economics that are selling for a large discount to calculated intrinsic value. Visit my Stocks and Scuttlebutt blog for more articles, book reviews, and other thoughts on investing.
I manage investment portfolios for institutions and individuals (ranging from safe retirement income to aggressive long-term capital appreciation). If you are a "do-it-yourself" investor, I share model portfolios and investment ideas within The Value & Income Forum. You can learn more about me here. Please feel free to contact me any time. Thank you.
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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Having received a modest stock portfolio from my parents to pay for college tuition, I promptly received a full scholarship and forgot all about stocks for the next several years. While my portfolio has grown in value, it has underperformed the broader market, and I am now in the process of evaluating my holdings and rebalancing the portfolio to fit my investment goals.
I am a value focused investor. Stocks rise and fall for many different reasons that we often cannot predict. Eventually, it is those companies with a wide moat and the ability to generate cash flow that prevail. Therefore, my investment focus is to find value stocks that are able to generate cash flow, with sustainable dividends and provide growth over time. I focus my attention on analyzing large-capped dividend growth stocks, REITs and ETFs. I aim at providing a quarterly update and insights on stocks I follow. Please feel free to browse the articles that I wrote and provide any comments.
Academic background in Applied Mathematics and Operations Research. Participant in high technology including computing and networking as a Member of Technical Staff, algorithm designer and Product Manager. Pursued interests in Health Care by doing coursework and research in Public Health, Pharmaceutical Economics, Integrated Medicine and Neurobiology. Currently focused on research, analysis and writing on status and evolution of Health Insurance. Lifelong learner and teacher - always looking for new opportunities to teach and to be taught.
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David is a tech venture portfolio manager by day. David is the author of "Save Money, Get Rich: The Low Cost, Low Tax Way," available on Amazon.
David's financial experience includes SEC auditing as a Big Four CPA, working for Fortune 50 corporate finance group, and advising tech startups. David has an MBA and lives in Seattle with his wife. David enjoys investing, writing, and running.
As a self-taught investor working in the tax industry, I am very passionate about investing and firmly believe that is the key to becoming financially independent. My personal philosophy is that the core of a good portfolio uses cost-efficient index funds and individual stocks to enhance returns on a risk-adjusted basis.
As a professional in commercial real estate, my investment focus is on REITs. My goal is to provide detailed research on the properties being acquired and sold by REITs, as the quality and value of the real estate purchased by a REIT has an impact on the long term health of a REIT.
As long as I can remember I have been very passionate about financial success. I have read many books and dedicated countless hours to research. Sowing Prosperity is my outlet to help others. Through my experiences of making money in the stock market, buying investment properties, being 10x my annual income in debt, becoming debt free, losing my life savings in the stock market and starting over, I can help guide and steer clear of major pitfalls. It's not nearly as hard as it seems.
The mission of Sowing Prosperity is to understand and utilize principles and actions for a life of financial freedom. We learn by breaking down the principle of Sowing, Cultivating and Reaping (Harvesting). Principles are timeless laws that govern life. Therefore we will start with the greatest book ever written, the Bible, and build a toolbox for achieving prosperity in life.
Part-time trader and contributor for Seeking Alpha since 2016 and interested in the stock market since the age of eleven.
Holding a masters degree in sociology (with main emphasis on organizational and economic sociology) and history, I might sometimes look at the markets not according to economic theory but rather from an sociology or psychological angle. In my constant search for undervalued, high quality companies with a competitive advantage (so called moats), I am currently focused on healthcare and retail, but this might change depending on how market sectors develop and where we can find the best bargains. Although I can’t spend as much time reading every day as Warren Buffett, I also believe reading is key for staying ahead.
I am an investor with professional experience analyzing stocks. My portfolio often consists of a handful small, micro and nano caps. I will discuss most of the stocks that I hold in my portfolio on Seeking Alpha, while also writing about larger stocks that interest me.
Researching and writing at the corner of Main St. & Wall St. where real estate often intersects with trends in: technology, ecommerce, office/industrial, healthcare, cloud computing, energy infrastructure & green initiatives.
Data Center Knowledge - I cover business and investing news in a weekly column: DCK Investor Edge. Sr Contributor writing about data centers REITs -- a new and growing asset class -- attempting to bridge the gap between technology & traditional REIT investors.
In Q4 2015, it became clear to me that public cloud "friend or foe," was going to be a positive catalyst for Data Center REITs. The global public cloud giants follow a bifurcated strategy of owning and leasing space. Another paradigm shift involved Amazon Landlords, industrial REITs which own fulfillment, warehouse/distribution, and smaller "last mile" urban infill properties, and the DC REITs which support exponential growth of the AWS public cloud (as well as MSFT Azure, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud, Oracle Cloud, Salesforce, and others).
Many SA readers have followed my work over the past few years to profit from my expertise, research and analysis. The majority of my insights and analysis are now published on REITs 4 Alpha, an SA Marketplace service where members get real-time access on Live Chat each day the market is open.
I have over 25 years of experience as a: developer of institutional quality office and industrial facilities, general contractor, homebuilder, managing general partner for private limited partnerships, and have performed consulting and transactional real estate services for others, including entitlements for planned commercial/office/industrial developments.
Past job experience included: V.P. of Energy Services for a Florida based Mechanical Contracting company, which subsequently was acquired by EMCOR (NYSE: EME). Responsibilities included development and "financial engineering" of projects to reduce energy consumption and total cost of ownership solutions, partnered with the two major Florida electric utilities, and private companies, (including Enron Energy Services!).
Education: UCLA - BA Economics, including graduate coursework in Real Estate Finance.
Masters Degree from St. Thomas University - Miami, FL
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My investments are based on fundamental, bottom up research often, but not always, in beaten down, under appreciated sectors, industries or geographies. I invest in companies that I believe exhibit excellent value, deep value, and/or attractively priced growth characteristics using a thorough and disciplined research process.
Although the two investment strategies that we manage for separate accounts are classified as hedge funds due to a unique, performance only fee structure, they are long only, long term, and invest in all cap sizes, in all regions.
In my previous professional life I was an entrepreneur for 20 years and three time recipient of the Inc 500 award. I believe that my experience running companies in the sportswear, warranty, e-commerce, banking (as board member), and technology industries gives me an insightful edge in evaluating company managements and future company cash flows.
I evaluate solar manufacturers and renewable yieldcos based on their operational, financial and growth factors. I can be found daily on the forum Solar PV Investor, at https://solarpvinvestor.com
My old new found interest is biotech/pharma, I started a new forum https://biotechinvestor.info/ for the next 15 years of investing
My professional background is in distribution and logistics.
I'm an Army veteran and former energy dividend writer for The Motley Fool. My goal is to help all people learn how to harness the awesome power of dividend growth investing to achieve their financial dreams, and enrich their lives. With 22 years of investing experience, I've learned what works and more importantly, what doesn't, when it comes to building long-term wealth and income streams. I'm currently on an epic quest to build a broadly diversified, high-quality, high-yield dividend growth portfolio that:
1. Pays 5% to 6% yield
2. Offers 6% to 7% annual dividend growth
3. Pays dividends AT LEAST on a weekly, but preferably, daily basis
I primarily stick to total-market and healthcare ETFs. I am a health policy researcher, formerly with a think tank in New York, and now at a university.
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A full time investor focusing on long-term value and income stocks. Energy, Tech and Pharma excite me and a small portion of my portfolio is dedicated to opportunistic trading situations. When not trading, I am outdoors playing football or watching the love of my life: Arsenal Football Club.
As a chemist and part-time investor, I focus on technology and natural-resource related businesses and macroeconomic events that influence their prices. I use past trends and technological developments to make decisions on companies that I would invest in. My point of view as a chemist occasionally allows a deeper look at some of the fundamentals of some companies that base their technology on chemical principles.
Fredrik Arnold is my pen name. In 2012 I retired from doing quality service analysis in Boston and moved to North Carolina in 2013. My fascination with capital preservation, long-term investments, and trading systems keeps me blogging for Seeking Alpha. My articles focus on dividend yields, analyst mean 1 yr targets, free cash flow yields, and one year total returns as stock trading indicators. These are essential tools for catching the most valuable dividend dogs. My dividend dogcatcher premium site in the Seeking Alpha Marketplace shows real-time trading results.