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Tim Fortier

Tim Fortier, founder of PortfolioCafe, is a 26-year veteran of the investment industry. Tim began his career with a Midwest regional NYSE member firm where he specialized in institutional fixed income strategies and systematic stock selection methodologies. He was among the early users of Internet based databases that allowed for security screening and technical analysis.
The Wall Street Journal recently ran the article by Jason Zweig titled, “This Is Your Brain on a Hot Streak”. Zweig notes a nationwide investor survey that shows we are hardwired to miss the
Low-priced stocks are perhaps the single most alluring and frightening segment of the equity landscape. Prices ranging from pennies to just a few dollars per share can elicit feelings of
Come gather round [investors] wherever you roam And admit that the waters around you have grown And accept it that soon you'll be drenched to the bone If your [money] to you is worth