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

 | Jun 2, 2014 | 3:00 PM EDT

This value investor shares some skills learned at the poker table.

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Tim Melvin

 | May 30, 2014 | 4:00 PM EDT

BDCs are poised to become major players in the lending market.

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Tim Melvin

 | May 29, 2014 | 3:00 PM EDT

Pay attention when a cluster of insiders start selling.

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Tim Melvin

 | May 28, 2014 | 2:00 PM EDT

Insider buying should give an edge to Hornbeck and to Global Brass and Copper.

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Tim Melvin

 | May 27, 2014 | 3:00 PM EDT

Look for cheap stocks that have insider buying and a high percentage of the float sold short.

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Tim Melvin

 | May 23, 2014 | 4:00 PM EDT

For the smart money and inside buyers, the sector is hot.

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Tim Melvin

 | May 22, 2014 | 2:30 PM EDT

Consider buying some of the losers, too. 

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Tim Melvin

 | May 21, 2014 | 3:00 PM EDT

Look at International Shipholding, Tecumseh and NASB Financial.

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Tim Melvin

 | May 21, 2014 | 3:00 PM EDT

Look at International Ship Holdings, Tecumseh Products and NASB Financial.

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Tim Melvin

 | May 20, 2014 | 1:00 PM EDT

EV/EBITDA should be in long-term investor toolboxes.

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