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

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.

3 Financial Stocks for a Private Equity-Like Portfolio

3 Financial Stocks for a Private Equity-Like Portfolio

Not for the faint of heart, investors must be willing to commit to long-term ownership of these stocks to garner potentially great reward.

Trade In Your Trading Mindset, Emulate Private Equity Investors Instead

Trade In Your Trading Mindset, Emulate Private Equity Investors Instead

Most traders fail; they'd be better served by buying undervalued assets and holding them for longer periods of time.

Survey Says… More Bank M&A on the Way in 2017

Survey Says… More Bank M&A on the Way in 2017

Shopping for potential targets in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast makes sense.

Cybersecurity, Robotics Stocks Hold Promise for Value Investors

Cybersecurity, Robotics Stocks Hold Promise for Value Investors

The key will be to have a timeline that could last decades.