Larsen Kusick

Larsen Kusick is a research associate at, where he writes Breakout Stocks. Prior to joining, Kusick spent a year on the floor of the NYBOT and COMEX exchanges, trading options on commodity futures. Before that, he spent four years in management consulting, performing financial analyses on major companies, primarily in the finance industry. His market interests include small-caps, technical analysis and contrarian investing strategies. Kusick holds a bachelor's degree in physics from Manhattan College and has completed Level 1 of the CFA program.

Recent Articles By The Author

Kusick on A-Power and Solar, Wind Investing

Kusick on A-Power and Solar, Wind Investing

Alternative energy remains an exciting long-term play for investors willing to accept the volatile action that has resulted from the global economic crisis. Larsen Kusick of the Breakout Stocks portfolio sheds light on what you need to know about investing in companies such as A-Power.

Five Hot Solar Plays: The Fundamentals

Looking at valuation, you can see how wide the range is between these names.

Solar Plays Starting to Shine, Part 1

All five of our names have made major strides over the past year.

Evergreen Solar, Ford Join Stocks Under $10 Watch List

The solar panel maker and the old automaker are making some strategic moves.

American Apparel, E*Trade Join Stocks Under $10 Watch List

The retailer, despite some internal issues, is a grower. The online brokerage is bouncing back form a bad loan portfolio.