Jonathan Heller, CFA, CFP® is president of KEJ Financial Advisors, his fee-only financial planning company. Heller spent 17 years at Bloomberg Financial Markets in various roles, from 1989 until 2005. He ran Bloomberg's Equity Fundamental Research Department from 1994 until 1998, when he assumed responsibility for Bloomberg's Equity Data Research Department. In 2001, he joined Bloomberg's Publishing group as senior markets editor and writer for Bloomberg Personal Finance Magazine, and an associate editor and contributor for Bloomberg Markets Magazine. In 2005, he joined SEI Investments as director of investment communications within SEI's Investment Management Unit.
Jon is also the founder of the Cheap Stocks Web site, a site dedicated to deep-value investing. He has an undergraduate degree from Grove City College and an MBA from Rider University, where he has also served on the adjunct faculty; he is also a CFA charter holder, and certified financial planner ™ practitioner.
Recent Articles By The Author
Blue Apron Can't String Together Enough Reasons to Buy Its Shares
Its mail-order meal kits are tasty, but its struggles to acquire and keep customers and tough competition make it unappealing.
Fitbit Smarts From Apple's Latest Smartwatch Introduction
Fitbit's shares sank Wednesday on the unveiling of the Apple Watch Series 4, which poses fresh competition for the maker of the Versa smartwatch.
Limoneira Leaves Sour Taste on Soft Avocado Prices, While NL Industries Slips
The ag stock takes a hit after a nice run-up and NL declines after a pullback in Kronos Worldwide, in which it holds a big stake.
Where's the Volatility?
Stocks have been trading calmly for more than two months, but don't expect that to last much longer.
Unloved NL Industries Piques My Interest as Sum-of-the-Parts Investment
The value of its big holdings in Kronos Worldwide, CompX International and Valhi Inc. greatly exceed its own market cap.
Nike May Have Nuked Itself, Plus the Latest on Zoe's Kitchen and Vera Bradley
Thoughts on the Colin Kaepernick "Just Do It" choice, the bid for Zoe's and Vera Bradley's earnings.
Benjamin Graham Defensive Screen Reveals New Names - Finally!
Surprisingly, there were two companies that qualified, Newell Brands and Federated Investors.
Value Investing: Renting vs. Buying
Doing nothing in this environment - not buying - is a legitimate strategy for some value investors.
It's No Secret, Victoria; L Brands Disappoints, and So Does Hibbett Sports
The parent of Victoria's Secret is becoming enticing as a value investment, while Hibbett may be worth another shot.
11 Top Income Stocks With Enticing Yields and Attractive Dividend Growth
These names combine good dividend yields with a track record of raising quarterly payouts.