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.

Rebalancing at the 6-month mark.
If your investing strategy is working, stick with it.
I'm buying SCGLY and CRARY and putting in low bids for some community banks.
I have long felt most investors have too little exposure to real estate in their portfolio.
This is the most effective method for individual investors to use when investing in bank stocks.
Factoring in asset levels to bank valuations can help you seriously outperform the indices.
John Allison almost wins a convert as he explains the thinking behind how he builds his bank.
The market may be lower, but this is hardly a major buying opportunity as valuations remain high.
These growth names are not yet on Wall's Street's radar; long-term value investors should take a bite now.
They are too expensive for what their growth prospects are. 

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