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

Imparting His Wisdom to the Very End

Imparting His Wisdom to the Very End

Tim Melvin wraps up nine years of writing for Real Money by continuing to share his knowledge and experience.

Invest Like Warren Buffett in His Early Years

Invest Like Warren Buffett in His Early Years

While Buffett is now going on about index investing, he made his fortune finding undervalued, illiquid stocks.

Banks Haven't Succeeded in Making Succession Plans

Banks Haven't Succeeded in Making Succession Plans

As bankers age, who'll be in charge around here?

You Can't Beat the Market by Imitating Others -- Just Ask Berkshire's Charlie Munger

You Can't Beat the Market by Imitating Others -- Just Ask Berkshire's Charlie Munger

You must be willing to look for winners in inefficient markets.

Private Equity Putting Money Into Health Care

Private Equity Putting Money Into Health Care

Psychemedics and Span-America show promise for long-term growth.