Tim Melvin

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Tim Melvin is a writer from Windermere, Fla. 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.

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Tim Melvin

 | Oct 21, 2014 | 2:00 PM EDT

Difficulting in banking is creating an opportunities for small banks.

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Tim Melvin

 | Oct 20, 2014 | 1:00 PM EDT

The economy could bring housing up, not vice versa.

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Tim Melvin

 | Oct 17, 2014 | 3:00 PM EDT

You need plenty of time and a good stomach.

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Tim Melvin

 | Oct 16, 2014 | 12:00 PM EDT

It's unlikely that they will be hit by Europe or the Ebola scare. 

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Tim Melvin

 | Oct 15, 2014 | 11:30 AM EDT

This is just a fairly small bump that is yet to create additional opportunities.

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Tim Melvin

 | Oct 14, 2014 | 3:00 PM EDT

Assertations of 'blood in the streets' are somewhat premature.

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Tim Melvin

 | Oct 13, 2014 | 3:00 PM EDT

In dangerous market conditions, I restrict myself to safe and cheap names.

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Tim Melvin

 | Oct 10, 2014 | 3:00 PM EDT

I am looking for cheap stocks company managers are buying.

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Tim Melvin

 | Oct 9, 2014 | 2:00 PM EDT

I'm a fan of buying stocks where management has a vested interest.

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Tim Melvin

 | Oct 8, 2014 | 2:00 PM EDT

Value Line's current list resembles an energy index fund.

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