Michael Lewis

General Information

Michael Lewis
Fool Since:
July 19 2010
TMFMadMardigan (7/7/2014), mbl1118 (2/27/2012)
Where I Grew Up:
Sarasota, FL

Investing Basics

Investing Experience:
Risk Tolerance:
Medium Low
Investing Style:
Value Investor
Portfolio Size:
Medium (4-12 Stocks)
Types of Investments:
Value, Deep Value, Special Situations

Investing Favorites

Boring and easy to understand
Intelligent Investor; anything by Michael Lewis
Joel Greenblatt, Bruce Berkowitz, Bill Ackman, Whitney Tilson, Mohnish Pobrai

Investing Expertise

My Area of Expertise:
Value investing, retail, media
Greatest Investment:
My iPad
Money I Manage:
Friends and family

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
University of Miami


Personal Quote:
"There are two times in a man's life when he should not speculate: When he can't afford it, and when he can."-Mark Twain
Favorite Music or Musicians:
Neil Young

XMFMadMardigan is following 3 Fools

An Interview with XMFMadMardigan

Last updated: 3/8/2012
The Fool:
What's the best restaurant you've ever been to? (Include name, location, and average bill for two.)
Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles, obviously.
The Fool:
Briefly review your favorite book.
A piece of literature to rival the work of Hemingway, Faulkner, or even Twain... "A Shore Thing" by Snooki is truly a captivating read.
The Fool:
Tell us a joke (bear in mind this is a family site.)
My psychiatrist told me I was crazy.I told him I want a second opinion. He said okay you're ugly too.
[Read the full Interview]

My Story

Michael is a value-oriented investment analyst with a specific interest in retail and media businesses. Before coming to the Fool, Michael worked with multiple private investment funds focusing on deep value and special situations.

How I Invest

I believe by reviewing thousands of companies you have the luxury to choose the very best (think top 10) with minimal risk and maximal returns.