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Gary Dvorchak

Gary Dvorchak is a managing member of Channel Island Partners LLC, a Los Angeles-based hedge fund that manages large cap growth and growth-and-income funds. Dvorchak holds a master's degree in business administration from Northwestern University and a bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of Iowa.
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Summits, Conferences and Assemblies

It is Friday afternoon, and we are all starting to unwind after one of the wildest market weeks in some time. Thank you, Swiss National Bank. Let's close out today's Diary with a little bit of fun, before we all head out for the long weekend. I go t...

Closed-End Funds Primer

We discussed my dividend rotation strategy, and some upcoming dividend capture trades earlier today, but I also want to point out some other good income vehicles that our readers can utilize. One somewhat obscure yet attractive asset class is closed...

Dissecting the Earnings

I ran my numbers on all of the S&P 500 constituents. This morning we looked at the trend in the consensus operating earnings estimate for the S&P 500 and now I want to revisit that subject. The summary is always important, but drilling down and exam...

Ask a CFA

Let's check out the survey results. I often turn to surveys done by the CFA Institute that seek to get the profession's opinion on issues of topical interest.  The CFAs are the buy side, so what they think can give insight into how the mass of capit...

Dividend Calm Before the Storm

I am the Diva. As many of you know, in addition to being "The Count" as Doug reminds us, I am also the "Dividend Diva" that executes the dividend rotation strategy to generate attractive levels of income using a lower-risk portfolio. I have describe...

Which Way Blows the Earnings Wind?

 Absent stabilization or a turn in the estimates trend, I believe the market will struggle at best. During big market moves -- up or down -- my sanity check is to see what direction the earnings estimates are being revised. By definition, at least i...

Hearing Shots

Related to my opening post, here are some positioning ideas with which I am comfortable. Currency turmoil is always good for gold, and Doug made his case for more SPDR Gold (GLD) exposure yesterday, and I also must be incrementally more constructive...

Shot Heard 'Round the World

The Swissie move is probably the first, but not last, cry of "uncle." The shot heard 'round the world, the Swiss National Bank removing its euro peg, continues to reverberate through global markets this morning. Asian markets were crushed, with the ...

The Long Shot: LEAP Into FirstSolar?

This options strategy could play well for beaten-down alternative energy.

Preannouncement Season Kicks Off

Stocks can often get crushed by negative surprises.

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