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.

Don't buy the shares, invest in puts and other instruments instead.
Blackstone is a prime example.
Both states have good economies, and these stocks look promising.
Charter Financial has plenty going for it.
The Wolverine State's business-friendly climate makes these community banks particularly attractive.
First Northwest and Anchor benefit from business-friendly environment.
Finding reasonably priced banks in these areas should be very rewarding for long-term owners.
These are names that I like in Utah, Texas and Colorado.
These 2 names offer income-seeking investors a chance to buy REITs at a deep discount.
Over many time frames, they have outperformed stocks as a long-term holding.

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