John Reese

John P. Reese is founder and CEO of, an investment research firm, and Validea Capital Management, an asset management firm serving affluent investors and companies. He is also co-author of two investing books, including The Guru Investor: How to Beat the Market Using History's Best Investment Strategies (Wiley).

Before Validea, Reese was vice president of information technology for GE Capital ITS, president and CEO of Micro Networks of America, a networking firm, and marketing manager of electronics at Coleco.

Reese holds a master's of business administration from Harvard Business School and a bachelor's degree in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Recent Articles By The Author

Dollar Tree and Dollar General Stock: A Good Way to Make a Buck

These retailers are not only good for stocking stuffers, they shine in guru-based strategies.

3 'Wide Moat' Stocks That Could Float Your Boat

This trio enjoys competitive advantages that should serve investors well over the long haul.

Game of Drones: GoPro and Ambarella Poised to Fly High

The drone business could be a winner going forward.

3 Regional Banks Have a Nice Price

They would benefit if Fed raises rates.

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Several favorable factors make the stock organically healthy.

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Peter Lynch would love Navigator Holdings and Kirby Corp.

To Paraphrase Steve Martin: Let's Get Small(er)

As megamergers grow, spinoffs and de-acquisitions have their place, too.

Now Read This: Don't Bet Against Gannett

Print is not going out of style anytime soon, and the nation's largest newspaper publisher is poised to benefit.

Rev Up Your Investment Engine With Ford and GM

O'Shaughnessy guru strategy says both automakers are in the fast lane.

3 U.S. Stocks Unfettered by China Ties

JetBlue, Wells Fargo and Lowe's also pass investment filter muster.