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.

But it's positive on the long-term future of energy.
The private-equity firm gave some great tips in its earnings call.
Some shares have fallen to what looks like bargain levels.
I love conference calls with the executives of the leading private equity firms.
Community banks aren't having the problems the big banks are.
These firms have low prices, good fundamentals and trade in America.
Banks are just now starting to reserve for the possibility of several defaults from their energy portfolios.
Plus 3 other REITs that are a buy right now.
These two large (for me) Northeast banks are attractive.
Three top execs gave their views this week at a New York conference.

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Took a small loss. But sized properly given my risk profile.
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