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XMFTheDoctor

Jacob Roche

General Information

Name:
Jacob Roche
Fool Since:
May 8 2007
Aliases:
TMFTheDoctor (7/25/2017), XMFTheDoctor2 (10/1/2015), freagul (12/22/2009)
Where I Live:
Davis, CA
Where I Grew Up:
Davis, CA
Gender:
Male

Investing Basics

Investing Experience:
Medium
Risk Tolerance:
Medium
Investing Style:
Motley (i.e. Anything goes!)
Portfolio Size:
Medium (4-12 Stocks)
Stocks I Own:
CWCO, FHCO, IPI, JMBA, NLY, TNH, VBR, WWAV

Investing Favorites

Stocks:
companies with simple business models that don't require multiple PhDs to untangle. I am also a fan of companies that do some good in the world, however unnoticed.
Industries:
retail/restaurants, agriculture
Books:
One Up On Wall Street, I Will Teach You To Be Rich, Inside the House of Money, the Invisible Hands, You Can Be A Stock Market Genius, Financial Shenanigans
Magazines:
The Economist, Money
Blogs:
The Reformed Broker, Abnormal Returns, Gregor.us, Agrimoney, Big Picture Agriculture, Pragmatic Capitalist
People:
Adam Warner, Steven Place, Mark Wolfinger, William Bernstein, Aswath Damodaran, Gregor Macdonald, Kay MacDonald, Cullen Roche (no relation)

Investing Expertise

Greatest Investment:
Marvel at $8 when the X-Men movie came out. Unfortunately I was 12 so I didn't have much to invest
Worst Investment:
Marvel, a few years before the X-Men movie came out and shortly before they went bankrupt
Money I Manage:
My own, and a couple small retirement accounts for family members

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
UC Davis
Job Title
Library database monkey, MF Options Community Fool
Company / Organization
UC Davis

Interests

Personal Quote:
"But I don't predict it. Nobody does, 'cause i-it's just wind. It's wind. It blows all over the place! What the ****!" -- Nicholas Cage, "The Weather Man"
My Interests:
Eating, Studying, Investing, Cooking, Writing
Person(s) I'd Like To Meet:
Patrick Stewart, David Tennant, Robert Downey Jr, Warren Buffett
Favorite Restaurants or Foods:
I crave tacos at all times. The cheaper the better.
Favorite Vacation Spots:
Paris in the winter
Favorite Movies:
Man On Fire, The Professional, Iron Man, Star Trek, Casablanca
Favorite Board Games:
Monopoly, Settlers of Catan
Favorite Video Games:
World of Warcraft, Red Dead Redemption, Starcraft, Deux Ex, Max Payne, any of the Elder Scrolls
Favorite Music or Musicians:
Empire of the Sun, M83, Passion Pit, The A*Teens, Abba
Great Books Read Recently:
Inside the House of Money: Top Hedge Fund Traders on Profiting in the Global Markets - Steven Drobny, Till We Have Faces - C.S. Lewis
Book Currently Reading:
The Invisible Hands - Steven Drobny
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