Tim Melvin

Tim Melvin is a writer from Stevensville, Maryland. 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.

Recent Articles By The Author

Small Bank Investors: Heads I Win, Tails I Win, Too

Small Bank Investors: Heads I Win, Tails I Win, Too

The choice is to grow (heads) or sell (tails). Either outcome should lead to nice profits for investors.

This Horrifies Me as a Citizen, but Not as an Investor

This Horrifies Me as a Citizen, but Not as an Investor

A screen brings up two stocks in the unfortunate counter-terror and crime business.

2 EdTech Stocks to Watch

2 EdTech Stocks to Watch

K12 and Chegg are not classic value stocks, but they do have the potential to provide huge returns in the future.

Academic Research Reveals Strong Stocks

Value 40 Fund combines criteria to find potential winners.

Earnings Torpedoes Could Blow Holes in Your Portfolio

List compiled by Michigan business students has names to sell, avoid or short.