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Jamal Carnette

Jamal is currently a Tech and Telecom Editor at The Motley Fool. His previous jobs include Mortgage Trainer, Financial Advisor, and Stockbroker. Jamal graduated from George Mason University with a bachelors of science in finance and is currently a Level 2 CFA candidate.

General Information

Name:
Jamal Carnette
Fool Since:
August 17 2012
Aliases:
jcareagle (8/20/2012)

Investing Basics

Investing Experience:
Medium High
Risk Tolerance:
Medium High
Investing Style:
Motley (i.e. Anything goes!)
Portfolio Size:
Medium (4-12 Stocks)
Types of Investments:
Equities, Munis, Options
Stocks I Own:
SWIR, KONA, INVN, CAMP, BOFI, IMGN, AMBA, RAD, WFM, AMT, IVV

Investing Favorites

Stocks:
GE, BIDU, DDD, AAPL
Industries:
Anything
Books:
The Big Short, The Intelligent Investor, The Elements of Style
Newsletters:
Anything Foolish
Magazines:
Rolling Stone,
Blogs:
Here (of course), The Reformed Broker, Andrew Ross Sorkin's Dealbook, Huffington Post
People:
Warren Buffett, Peter Lynch, Bill Gross, any investment professional willing to challenge "common wisdom" on Wall Street (which is generally wrong).

Investing Expertise

My Area of Expertise:
Tech
Greatest Investment:
Ford Bonds (purchased during CEO's Capitol Hill testimony)
Worst Investment:
Bear Stearns (thanks Cramer!!!) and Ford Bonds (that I sold way too early).
Money I Manage:
My own

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
George Mason University BS Finance,
Job Title
Financial Blog Editor
Company / Organization
Read upper lefthand corner!
Former Jobs
Stockbroker, Financial Advisor, Mortgage Originator

Interests

Personal Quote:
You should be fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful.--Warren Buffett If you don't like change, you're going to like irrelevance even less.--General Eric Shinseki
My Interests:
Sports, spirited (and cordial) debate, finance (duh)
Person(s) I'd Like To Meet:
John Stewart, any living President, Seth MacFarlane, Warren Buffett.
Favorite Restaurants or Foods:
Seafood, Pizza (non-chain)
Favorite Vacation Spots:
Vacation?!?! What is that?
Favorite Sports or Teams:
Skins, Nats, Wizards, Ravens--any local team
Favorite Movies:
Saving Private Ryan, Forrest Gump, Hunger Games, any Bond movie
Favorite Board Games:
Monopoly
Favorite Video Games:
GoldenEye
Favorite Music or Musicians:
Alternative: Nirvana, Radiohead, Pearl Jam, DMB Rap: Biggie, 2Pac, and Eminem
Great Books Read Recently:
The Big Short, Outliers, The Tipping Point
Book Currently Reading:
CFA Texts, Fisher Investments: Tech