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Jamal Carnette

After working at The Motley Fool, Jamal Carnette decided to try his hand at writing for a change. You can find him writing about technology, consumer goods, sports, and pontificating on any competitive advantage. His previous jobs include Mortgage Trainer, Financial Advisor, and Stockbroker. Jamal graduated from George Mason University with a bachelors of science in finance. Follow me for tech trends, info on consumer brands, and sports banter.

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, VZ

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
Contractor
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