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General Information

Name:
Sam Barker
Fool Since:
June 9 2015
Aliases:
TMFMurrayAbraham (8/4/2015), TMFBarker (8/4/2015)
Where I Live:
Alexandria, VA
Where I Grew Up:
Clifton, VA
Gender:
Male

Investing Basics

Investing Experience:
Medium High
Risk Tolerance:
High
Investing Style:
Just Starting
Portfolio Size:
Large (12 or more Stocks)
Types of Investments:
Mostly growth, some energy and industrials, interested in options and derivatives
Stocks I Own:
CHWY, DOGE, DOYU, ETH, GE, KO, MGNI, NFLX, PLUG, PTON, S, TDOC, TMFC, TSLA, TTD, VALE

Investing Favorites

Industries:
Oil, Energy, Industrials, Tech, Commodities, Derivatives
Books:
The Prize; Empire of Cotton; Principles; The Intelligent Options Investor; The Quest; Capital in the Twenty First Century; Economics for the Common Good
People:
Hayek, Thaler, Dalio, Tirole, Yergin, Taleb, Niederhoffer, Piketty, Mervyn King

Investing Expertise

My Area of Expertise:
Buy and hold, options, energy and industrials, commodities

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
University of South Carolina (BA Communications/Journalism)

Interests

Personal Quote:
To be nobody-but-yourself-in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else-means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting. -- E.E. Cummings
Person(s) I'd Like To Meet:
Anthony Bourdain, Thich Nhat Hanh, Seamus Heaney
Favorite Vacation Spots:
Spain, Iceland
Favorite Sports or Teams:
Redskins, Capitals, Liverpool FC, Nationals, South Carolina Gamecocks
Favorite Movies:
There Will Be Blood, No Country for Old Men
Favorite Video Games:
Red Dead Redemption, Halo, Witcher 3, Final Fantasy
Favorite Music or Musicians:
U2, The National, Bon Iver, Sigur Ros, Radiohead, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Electric Light Orchestra, Afrobeat, Fela Kuti, Tunji Oyelana, Youssou N'dour, Mozart
Great Books Read Recently:
Milkman by Anna Burns, Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe, Waking Up by Sam Harris, My Struggle by Karl Ove Knausgaard, Ghost Wars by Steve Coll
Book Currently Reading:
The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel
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