CMFTurningItBlue

Morris Pearl

General Information

Name:
Morris Pearl
Fool Since:
May 12 2008
Aliases:
TurningItBlue (2/18/2016), MorrisPearl (7/7/2013)
Where I Live:
New York
Where I Grew Up:
New York
Gender:
Male

Investing Basics

Investing Experience:
High
Risk Tolerance:
High
Investing Style:
Motley (i.e. Anything goes!)
Portfolio Size:
Large (12 or more Stocks)
Types of Investments:
Value Stocks, Financial Services, Pro Portfolio, Discovery portfolios.
Stocks I Own:
AAL, AAMC, AAPL, ABCB, ABMD, AL, AMT, AMTD, AMZN, ARRS, ASPS, ATVI, BDBD, BLK, BPIRY, BR, BRK-A, BRK-B, short calls on BRK-B, CEQP, CMG, CRCM, CTRL, DGS, DNOW, EBAY, EPD, EXPD, FB, FESGX, FMCC, FPI, FXE, GILD, GNRC, GNTX, JNJ, KNSL, LYV, MA, MDT, MKL, NBGGY, NS, NVDA, OCN, ORCL, ORLY, OTEX, PAYC, PCLN, PJT, PLPM, PRAA, PRXL, PYPL, PZZA, QGEN, RESI, SBUX, SVXY, SWKS, TCEHY, UPL, V, VMI, VRSK, VRSN, WFC, Z, ZG, ANCX, ALGN, ANET, TEAM, CPF, DHIL, EIG, ASR, ICON, ITIC IRBT, BABY, EGOV, NVEE, OAK, SHOP, SPLK, COO, GOOG, short call options on AMT

Investing Expertise

My Area of Expertise:
Financial Services, Consumer Finance Companies, Structured Finance, Fixed Income
Greatest Investment:
my wife
Money I Manage:
only for family

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
University of Pennsylvania, both Engineering, and Business (Wharton)
Job Title
Retired
Company / Organization
Agenda Project
Former Jobs
BlackRock, UBS, Kidder Peabody

Interests

Personal Quote:
Our nation has a small number of very wealthy people who are using their wealth to gain more political power, and using their political power to change policies to gain even more wealth.
My Interests:
Politics, biking, housing policy, tax policy
Person(s) I'd Like To Meet:
Paul krugman
Favorite Restaurants or Foods:
Dirt Candy in New York, Perl Brasserie in Dublin, Rasika in Washington DC
Favorite Vacation Spots:
Cape Cod
Favorite Sports or Teams:
None
Favorite Movies:
Star Wars
Favorite Board Games:
None
Favorite Video Games:
Original Zork or Nethack
Favorite Music or Musicians:
Show music: Mame, South Pacific, Playing our Song
Great Books Read Recently:
Capital
Book Currently Reading:
Fight to Vote by Michael Waldman

An Interview with CMFTurningItBlue

Last updated: 12/28/2013
The Fool:
What do you fear most?
CMFTurningItBlue:
being ignored
The Fool:
What on Wall Street today is most suited for reform?
CMFTurningItBlue:
Financial advisors not having fiduciary responsibilities
The Fool:
How do you define success?
CMFTurningItBlue:
Making the world better for the next generation.
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