Dan is a Select Freelance writer for The Motley Fool. He focuses primarily on the Consumer Goods sector but also likes to dive in on interesting topics involving energy, industrials, and macroeconomics! Dan is a value investing practitioner and is the author of an upcoming book titled, "Starting a Hedge Fund: A Student's Journey Into the World of High Finance". He currently holds a Masters of Accountancy with a concentration in Financial Reporting and Attestation Services and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with minors in Accounting, Business Management, Entrepreneurship, and Banking and Finance. When he isn't analyzing a company's financial statements, he spends his time studying/playing chess, reading an investment book, or working on his first fiction novel.