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

This May Be 2016's Top Stock-Selection Model

This May Be 2016's Top Stock-Selection Model

The 'Enterprise Value Growth and Income' stock-picking model should be quite effective in 2017, too.

Avoid These 4 'Over-Owned' Stocks

Avoid These 4 'Over-Owned' Stocks

If shareholders ever sour on these shares, things could get messy at the exits.

'CAPE' of Good Hope: A Way to Buy Ugly Markets

'CAPE' of Good Hope: A Way to Buy Ugly Markets

The Global CAPE Strategy will work for patient long-term investors but carries substantial risk.

The Answer to Whether You Should Buy Bonds Is: 'Are You Nuts'?

The Answer to Whether You Should Buy Bonds Is: 'Are You Nuts'?

In truth, this is a good time to do absolutely nothing.

An Investment Guru's Tactics That Have Stood the Test of Time

An Investment Guru's Tactics That Have Stood the Test of Time

The approaches Edward Thorpe uses can help those who follow his lead achieve similar results.