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.

This system is an aggressive approach to investing.
Fluor and Barnes & Noble pass a rigorous screening process aimed at ferreting out good value bets.
These Walter Schloss-inspired picks should reward the patent and disciplined.
The legendary investor beat the market for nearly a half-century.
The firms will see tons of political advertising this election year.
A dual momentum/value strategy shows a pronounced gentle timing mechanism.
One reason for the outperformance is that this model portfolio sidesteps disaster.
EJF Capital: Just some guys who want to make money.
Big values are found in the portfolios of smaller, lesser known investors.
Lots of good ideas can be gleaned from 13F filings.

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