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.

The Global CAPE Strategy will work for patient long-term investors but carries substantial risk.
In truth, this is a good time to do absolutely nothing.
The approaches Edward Thorpe uses can help those who follow his lead achieve similar results.
Not for the faint of heart, investors must be willing to commit to long-term ownership of these stocks to garner potentially great reward.
Most traders fail; they'd be better served by buying undervalued assets and holding them for longer periods of time.
Shopping for potential targets in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast makes sense.
The key will be to have a timeline that could last decades.
My list of robotics and cybersecurity stocks to own.
There are still plenty of opportunities in the small-cap bank sector.
There are still many small banks below book value with lots of capital and strong loan portfolios.

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