Alex Newman

I am a market enthusiast and part-time trader. I started writing for Seeking Alpha in 2011, and it has been a tremendous opportunity and learning experience. I have been interested in the markets since elementary school, and hope to pursue a career in the investment management industry. I have been active in the markets for several years, and am primarily focused on long/short equities.

Recent Articles By The Author

Here's Why You Shouldn't Worry About Disney's Short-Term Problems

Here's Why You Shouldn't Worry About Disney's Short-Term Problems

Disney beat expectations this quarter but the stock suffered. The company's short- and medium-term problems are weighing on investors. But there's hope that the company is a good long-term investment.

Uber will benefit from pulling out of China

Uber will benefit from pulling out of China

Uber announced that it would be selling all of its businesses in China to rival Didi Chuxing. Has its strategy failed?

Valeant's Latest Problems Are a Red Flag for Investors

Valeant's Latest Problems Are a Red Flag for Investors

For about two days last week, Valeant's stock price was improving, but news of a probe by federal prosecutors should send any remaining optimists about the stock fleeing.

Asian Stocks Are on the Rise: What Does This Signify in the US?

Asian Stocks Are on the Rise: What Does This Signify in the US?

It has been a good few days for equities across the world, particularly in Hong Kong, Seoul, Shanghai and Tokyo.

Here's What Deutsche Bank's Huge Problems Mean for It and for the Global Economy

Here's What Deutsche Bank's Huge Problems Mean for It and for the Global Economy

Deutsche Bank's stock has been hammered, and global banking experts have issued worrisome assessments of the bank's health. Here's what you need to know.

Micron Is Having a Lousy Year but Its Stock Is Still in the Game

Micron Is Having a Lousy Year but Its Stock Is Still in the Game

The company's new chip feeds into the fast-growing Internet of Technology sector, which promises to be very lucrative, so investors just need to wait out the storm.

U.K. Commercial Real Estate Collapse Could Be a Boon for the U.S.

U.K. Commercial Real Estate Collapse Could Be a Boon for the U.S.

Six property funds in Great Britain have frozen trading since the Brexit, prompting investors to look to the more stable market across the pond.

Here Is Why IPO-Bound Line Is Just an Over-Hyped Technology Stock

Here Is Why IPO-Bound Line Is Just an Over-Hyped Technology Stock

The Japanese messaging app company raised the price of its initial public offering to 2,900 to 3,300 yen a share, but nothing suggests it has a solid footing outside Asia.

3 Ways U.S. Investors Should React To Brexit

3 Ways U.S. Investors Should React To Brexit

The British have chosen to leave the Europe Union, and markets fell hard on Friday as a result. How should U.S. investors react?

What Investors Can Conclude From Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s Remarks

What Investors Can Conclude From Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s Remarks

On Tuesday and Wednesday, the Federal Reserve chief testified before Congress on the state of the U.S. and global economies.