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.

PL Capital's filings have been the source of a wealth of good ideas over the years, and this one is no exception.
Buying blue-chip stocks in a bear market is a brilliant strategy. But this is not a bear market.
Investors who jumped on the Blue Chip dividend train five years did well, but now they are expensive.
Here are 5 righteous REITS, plus 32 more names with strong F-scores.
3 market darlings for growth-oriented investors -- yeah, growth.
Time to let everyone in on my little secret.
NFLX may be an exciting stock, but it is nowhere close to reasonably priced.
Here are three stocks that institutional investors have been unloading, and you should, too.
Just sit in a quiet room, imagine the year 2056 and visualize the products and services needed then.
These companies are well positioned to be long-term winners that deliver exceptional returns.

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