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Bernd Struben

General Information

Name:
Bernd Struben
Fool Since:
July 20 2020
Where I Live:
South Australia
Where I Grew Up:
Virginia, US
Gender:
Male

Investing Basics

Investing Experience:
High
Risk Tolerance:
Medium
Investing Style:
Long-Term Buy to Hold
Types of Investments:
Index ETFs; blue-chips; technology stocks; companies with strong management in growth markets

Investing Favorites

Stocks:
ASX:FBR; FB; ASX: WOW; ASX:CSL; ASX:RIO; ASX:APT; LMT
Industries:
Technology; financials; consumer staples, resources, hospitality
Books:
The Bull Hunter; How to Lie with Statistics
Newsletters:
Motley Fool Share Advisor, Motley Fool Hidden Gems Australia; The 5 Minute Forecast
Magazines:
Bloomberg; AFR; The Economist

Investing Expertise

My Area of Expertise:
Technology stocks; macro economic trends; ETFs; high growth markets
Greatest Investment:
Financial education
Worst Investment:
My first car
Money I Manage:
My own portfolio.

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
University of Michigan University of Connecticut
Job Title
financial news writer
Former Jobs
Journalist; novelist; scuba instructor; construction manager

Interests

Personal Quote:
Every moment brings new opportunities.
My Interests:
Making money on the majority of my investments; skiing; surfing; travel
Person(s) I'd Like To Meet:
Stephen Hawking; Benjamin Franklin; WD Gann; Bill Gates; Steve Jobs
Favorite Restaurants or Foods:
Authentic top quality sushi and sashimi; great Italian pizza
Favorite Vacation Spots:
Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas; Margaret River, West Australia; Breckenridge Colorado
Favorite Sports or Teams:
Washington Redskins (or whatever their new name will be!) grid iron; snow skiing
Favorite Movies:
The Wolf of Wall Street; The Big Short; True Romance
Favorite Board Games:
Risk; Othello; Chess
Favorite Music or Musicians:
Dandy Warhols; George Thorogood; Rolling Stones
Great Books Read Recently:
The Bull Hunter; How to Win Friends& Influence People; God Doesn't Shoot Craps
Book Currently Reading:
Salvation
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