Tim Melvin is a writer from Windermere, Fla. In addition to writing about the markets, he manages accounts for family and friends. He has written serveral articles and collaborated on several investment books. Prior to striking out on his own he spent 20 years a stockbroker, the last 15 as a Vice President of Investments with a regional firm in the Mid Atlantic area. He specializes in deep value investing as well as special situations and activist stocks, and is the author of the Junior Chamber Course on Value Investing, as well as numerous articles in various publications on the subject of value investing, the stock market and the world around us.

Graham's Defensive Investor screen provides some good leads.
Be careful what you buy and question what you own.
It's difficult to find value stocks right now, but these three are cheap.
Long-term investors can net huge profits.
It may be best to do nothing until there is inventory creation.
There is a third scenario that nobody is expecting.
Plenty of these stocks yield more than traditional income investments.
Conditions in the sector are healthier than they have been in years.
We can't all be superstars but we can be decent players.
Value investing isn't flashy, but it gets results.

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