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ValueWalk.com is a highly regarded, non-partisan site with a focus on hedge funds, large asset managers, and value investing. We have provided beneficial information for the purpose of value investing for value investors. The site contains archives of famous investors, and many investor resource pages.
Many academics claim investing is a “random walk”. We believe this to be only partially true. It is our core belief that value investing can outperform the market, hence the name “ValueWalk”.
ValueWalk.com is well known throughout the value investing community to be a key source for both current and continuously relevant content. It is read on a daily basis by senior level executives at the largest banks, hedge funds, asset managers and Fortune 500 companies.
ValueWalk and Breaking News
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The site has gained in popularity around the investment world due to its breaking stories regarding hedge funds, and investigative reports on investments by major funds- stories regarding performance, personnel changes, and any significant events for large/famous hedge funds.
ValueWalk is considered an authoritative financial news source especially in the asset management industry, and is frequently cited as a source in industry research.
The site has also broken major technology, economics, politics and business news. Some examples include the fact that Jacob Lew would be the next Treasury Secretary (September 2012); news that Mary Schapiro would resign as SEC chairwoman (October 2012); and the fact that DISH Network was actively looking for a large acquisition (July 2012).
Stocks/markets move based on our coverage; another example, another example, another example, second time last one, and one last one. These are just a few cases where ValueWalk moved the markets.
ValueWalk.com- The Facts
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Who We Are
Former VP of business Development of SumZero, LLC, the world’s largest community of buy side analysts. Jacob’s prior experience in a value focused micro cap firm. His past experience also includes working at a value-based research firm, which focused on smid cap research,. Jacob has been quoted on several occasions by many major publications including; The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, NPR, Market Watch, Forbes, CNBC, Yahoo Finance, Business Insider, The Times of India, etc.
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Sheeraz Raza, Chief Operations Officer, ValueWalk.com
Primary duty is curating and editing of ValueWalk. He is main reason behind the rapid growth of the business. Sheeraz previously ran a taxation firm. He is an expert in technology-has over 6.5 years of design, development and roll-out experience for SEO and SEM. Sheeraz’s professional experience includes working for many popular local and international news portals.
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Michelle Jones was a television news producer for eight years. She produced the morning news programs for the NBC affiliates in Evansville, Indiana and Huntsville, Alabama and spent a short time at the CBS affiliate in Huntsville. She has experience as a writer and public relations expert for a wide variety of businesses.
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Rupert Hargreaves – Investing writer
Rupert is a committed value investor and regularly writes and invests following the principles set out by Benjamin Graham. Prior to his investing and writing career, Rupert began his career as a proprietary currency trader.Rupert holds qualifications from the Chartered Institute For Securities & Investment and the CFA Society of the UK.Rupert covers everything value investing for ValueWalk and co-runs HiddenValueStocks with Jacob Wolinsky
Contact Rupert via email Rhagraves@valuewalk.com or twitter @ruperthargreav1
Mark Melin – Hedge fund reporter
Mark Melin is an alternative investment practitioner whose specialty is recognizing a trading program’s strategy and mapping it to a market environment and performance driver. He provides analysis of managed futures investment performance and commentary regarding related managed futures market environment. A portfolio and industry consultant, he was an adjunct instructor in managed futures at Northwestern University / Chicago and has written or edited three books, including High Performance Managed Futures (Wiley 2010) and The Chicago Board of Trade’s Handbook of Futures and Options (McGraw-Hill 2008). Mark was director of the managed futures division at Alaron Trading until they were acquired by Peregrine Financial Group in 2009, where he was a registered associated person (National Futures Association NFA ID#: 0348336). Mark has also worked as a Commodity Trading Advisor himself, trading a short volatility options portfolio across the yield curve, and was an independent consultant to various broker dealers and futures exchanges, including OneChicago, the single stock futures exchange, and the Chicago Board of Trade. He is also Editor, Opalesque Futures Intelligence and Editor, Opalesque Futures Strategies
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