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.

Some stocks that are down now have upside.
Look for business development companies with insider buying.
Who would know company better than CEO and CFO?
Putting Benjamin Graham's principles into practice
These stocks have the potential to beat the market. 
These 3 have great stories, but trade based on hopes and wishes.
Admit that you can't predict the future, and check the numbers.
Saying them every day can save you from making big mistakes.
But if you hurry, you can still get a ticket to this profitable trade.
At least when it comes to community bank stocks.

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