Joe Magyer

Joe Magyer (TMFJoeInvestor) joined the Inside Value team back in 2009 as a senior analyst and became the service's lead advisor in July 2010. He also regularly contributes to and the Fool's critically acclaimed podcasts and radio show, fields media inquiries from the likes of CNBC and Good Morning America, and serves as the lead advisor of Motley Fool Pro Australia. Yes, and his family reside in sunny Sydney, Australia. Joe was a senior contributor at Motley Fool Special Ops and Motley Fool Income Investor before joining the Inside Value team, and before that he worked as a financial editor, overseeing the energy, metals, and telecom sectors. In a previous life, Joe logged hours as an investment banker and earned a B.A. in business administration and an M.S. in finance. A native of Atlanta, Joe likes his tea sweet and his whiskey neat. On the occasions when he isn't working, Joe can usually be found walking the beach with his family, dabbling in the kitchen, or cracking jokes -- some of which are even funny!

General Information

Joe Magyer
Fool Since:
September 23 2002
jmagyer (10/5/2005)
Where I Live:
Sydney, Australia

Investing Basics

Investing Experience:
Risk Tolerance:
Medium High
Investing Style:
Value Investor
Portfolio Size:
Large (12 or more Stocks)
Stocks I Own:
ACN, ADP, AIG, Long Jan 2021 $45 warrants on AIG, AMTD, AMZN, BRK-B, CDK, CL, DVD, DWA, EBAY, ETFC, GM, Long Jul 2019 $18 warrants on GM, GNCMA, GOOG, GOOGL, GS, HHC, IBKR, ICON, JNJ, JPM, KMX, KO, L, LBTYK, LC, LMCA, LUK, MA, MKL, MSCI, NOV, OAK, OCN, PG, PGR, RIG, ROIC, RPXC, SCTY, UPL, UPS, V, VWO, WFC, Long Oct 2018 $34 warrants on WFC

Investing Favorites

Tele-Communications Inc.
Pro: General Investing, IV: Value Central, Deranged Monkey Criticism, An Open Letter, Berkshire Hathaway
The Outsiders, The Little Book That Builds Wealth, The Black Swan, The Little Book on Valuation, Moneyball
Motley Fool Pro AU, Inside Value US
Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, John Malone

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
University of Georgia (BBA) and Georgia State (MS Finance)
Job Title
Portfolio Manager, Motley Fool Pro AU & Chairman, Motley Fool Inside Value US.
Company / Organization
The Motley Fool
Former Jobs
Investment banker


Personal Quote:
[Rise early, work hard, strike oil. - J. Paul Getty] ... [Be fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful. - Warren Buffett]
Favorite Vacation Spots:
Bali, Napa Valley, Tasmania, Chicago...
Favorite Sports or Teams:
The Dawgs
Favorite Board Games:
Dominion, Ticket to Ride
Favorite Music or Musicians:
Bob Dylan, Richard Halley, Yo-Yo Ma, & The Allman Brothers Band
Great Books Read Recently:
The Outsiders by William Thorndike

An Interview with TMFJoeInvestor

Last updated: 4/8/2013
The Fool:
What is your favorite techno gadget?
Kindle Paperwhite.
The Fool:
What seemingly insurmountable challenge did you meet and defeat?
I broke my high school's 400m record on the track.
The Fool:
Is there a public figure that inspires you?
Billy Beane, Warren Buffett, Ellis Wyatt...