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

These Stocks Are Hardly the Star Performers

These Stocks Are Hardly the Star Performers

Investors might want to be cautious with these stocks, ranked a 1 on the S&P STARS scale.

Rest Easy on the Housing Market

Rest Easy on the Housing Market

We may see lots of little spikes and drops, but there is no collapse coming.

Eisman: Next 'Big Short' Is a Long Way Off

Necessary ingredients aren't there, but keep an eye on QE.

Casual-Dining Stocks: Don't Get Me Started

Casual-Dining Stocks: Don't Get Me Started

Skip the food, ignore the shares.

Too Big to Own: Big Banks' Blood Is in the Water

Too Big to Own: Big Banks' Blood Is in the Water

All the big banks use a variation of the same sales and compensation practices.