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

3 Small Companies to Consider If You're Patient and Aggressive

3 Small Companies to Consider If You're Patient and Aggressive

They could provide returns like those enjoyed by the private equity funds.

Time to Reap What Carlyle Group Sows

Time to Reap What Carlyle Group Sows

Adopt the private equity mindset by investing in CG when it is cheap.

KKR Can Show You How to Be an A-OK Investor

KKR Can Show You How to Be an A-OK Investor

The firm's latest earnings report is chock full of good advice.

Forget Apple and McDonald's; Look at Small Banks

Forget Apple and McDonald's; Look at Small Banks

Small financial firms are rocking as the big caps struggle.

How to Play Publicly Traded Private Equity Funds

How to Play Publicly Traded Private Equity Funds

Don't buy the shares, invest in puts and other instruments instead.