G. David Frye

General Information

G. David Frye
Fool Since:
August 26 2005
gdf55 (4/7/2015)

Investing Basics

Investing Experience:
Risk Tolerance:
Medium High
Investing Style:
Long-Term Buy to Hold
Portfolio Size:
Large (12 or more Stocks)
Types of Investments:
100% in stocks. Technology, companies that own their space (TPX), companies that support the online revolution (e.g., FDX)
Stocks I Own:
Long AAPL, ADBE, AFL, AMZN, APH, BBBY, CASY, CLNE, CNI, COH, DDD, DIS, F, FB, FDX, FEYE, GE, GILD, GLW, GOOG/L, INTC, LUV, NFLX, NVAX, PNRA, QQQ, RST, SWIR, TCS, TPX, UA /// Long 1/15/2016 calls: CLNE 40, COH 40, KO 45 /// Long 3/18/16 calls DLB 40 /// Long 1/20/2017 calls: GE 30, NXPI 125, SWIR 25

Investing Expertise

My Area of Expertise:
Technology; companies that support the online revolution
Greatest Investment:
Worst Investment:
Money I Manage:
immediate family only

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - BS and MS in Electrical/Computer Engineering
Job Title
Software Developer
Company / Organization
University of Illinois


Personal Quote:
"It can't happen. It's just not possible. But let us know if you see it again." - me, responding in public to report of buggy software
My Interests:
Aviation, Photography, Boy Scouts, Outdoors, Running, Music, Computers
Person(s) I'd Like To Meet:
Barack Obama, James Taylor, Steve Jobs, Charlie Munger
Favorite Restaurants or Foods:
Anything Tex-Mex
Favorite Vacation Spots:
Southwest US, Caribbean, Mt. Ranier
Favorite Sports or Teams:
Chicago Cubs
Favorite Movies:
Blade Runner, Original Star Wars trilogy, The Music Man, Casablanca, An American President, For Love Of The Game
Favorite Board Games:
Favorite Video Games:
Spy Hunter
Favorite Music or Musicians:
Combo and big-band Jazz; Funk; 70's Rock
Great Books Read Recently:
"Dragon Tattoo" series

An Interview with CMFgdf

Last updated: 12/9/2010
The Fool:
Make a confession.
I'm becoming a YouTube junkie.
The Fool:
What's the best product you use that most people don't know about?
Tempur-Pedic. Best mattress sets in the world. And their advertising budget is very small compared to the others.
The Fool:
What's been your best investment to date, and how did you discover it?
Netflix, recommended by Motley Fool Stock Advisor, is my best investment in terms of dollars. Tempur-Pedic (TPX), my own pick, is the best so far in percentage gains.
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