Marc Courtenay

Marc is the founder and owner of Advanced Investor Technologies, LLC, as well as the publisher and editor at the financial web site ChecktheMarkets.com. He holds an MS in Clinical Psychology from California Polytechnic State University and is a former senior vice president of investments for two major brokerage firms. Besides his role as an investment publisher and analyst, he serves as a marketing consultant to the investment publishing and investment media industries.

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Recent Articles By The Author

Travelers Buyback Bonanza Makes Its Stock an Undervalued Bargain

Travelers Buyback Bonanza Makes Its Stock an Undervalued Bargain

The insurance company's stock repurchase plan has been like an extra dividend for shareholders.

Is T-Mobile Stock a Prize or Should Investors Just Hang Up?

Is T-Mobile Stock a Prize or Should Investors Just Hang Up?

This major mobile carrier offers a share price too low for investors to ignore.

Discover Financial Services Is a Buy With Plenty of Upside

Discover Financial Services Is a Buy With Plenty of Upside

Shares of this purveyor of a range of financial products offer investors more upside than most realize

ConocoPhillips, Cut by Warren Buffett, Can Be Yours on the Rebound

ConocoPhillips, Cut by Warren Buffett, Can Be Yours on the Rebound

Shares fell 9% during the quarter, which offers a compelling entry price now.

Walgreen Trails CVS in the In-Store Clinic Race to Keep You Healthy

Walgreen Trails CVS in the In-Store Clinic Race to Keep You Healthy

CVS dominates with its 'MinuteClinics,' leaving Walgreen in its dust as both face increasing competition from Wal-Mart and Target.

Lockheed Martin’s Booming Business a Strong Defense for Investors

Lockheed Martin’s Booming Business a Strong Defense for Investors

Shares of the world’s largest, most prolific defense contractor offer a rewarding total return based on sustainable payouts to investors.

Yahoo! Remains the Best Way to Play Alibaba IPO

Yahoo! Remains the Best Way to Play Alibaba IPO

Yahoo!'s stake in the Chinese Internet company isn't fully factored into the stock price.

Boeing Readies for Takeoff as Shares Appear to Hit Bottom

Boeing Readies for Takeoff as Shares Appear to Hit Bottom

Shares are down 16% from Boeing's 52-week high offering a rare opportunity to buy this high-flier on sale.

Disney's Dizzyingly High Share Price Suggests a Break-Up May Be Coming

Disney's Dizzyingly High Share Price Suggests a Break-Up May Be Coming

With new 52-week highs, the ebullient mega-media dynasty's share price may need a spinoff to unlock hidden value for investors.

Johnson & Johnson Can Only Get Better When It Gets Cheaper

Johnson & Johnson Can Only Get Better When It Gets Cheaper

Income investors are waiting for the health products company to revisit $94, bringing the dividend yield back up to 3%.