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

 | Jul 7, 2014 | 3:30 PM EDT

Ben Graham's 10 criteria are still a great way to find safe, cheap stocks.

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Tim Melvin

 | Jul 3, 2014 | 11:30 AM EDT

You can earn more by buying in times of uncertainty than during rallies.

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Tim Melvin

 | Jul 2, 2014 | 3:00 PM EDT

Market predictions are a fool's errand. Stick with real results.

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Tim Melvin

 | Jul 1, 2014 | 3:00 PM EDT

Finding safe and cheap stocks is hard but not impossible.

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Tim Melvin

 | Jun 30, 2014 | 2:00 PM EDT

When company leaders buy the shares, investors should follow. 

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Tim Melvin

 | Jun 27, 2014 | 2:00 PM EDT

When business conditions are considered poor, that's often a sign of potential upside.

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Tim Melvin

 | Jun 26, 2014 | 3:00 PM EDT

North Carolina has plenty of good banks at good prices.

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Tim Melvin

 | Jun 25, 2014 | 3:00 PM EDT

The banks in the best US state for doing business are set to benefit.

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Tim Melvin

 | Jun 24, 2014 | 4:00 PM EDT

These names are expanding but are not heavily owned by institutions.

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Tim Melvin

 | Jun 23, 2014 | 12:00 PM EDT

I'll be avoiding banks that have jumped into it once again.

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