Matthew Argersinger

General Information

Matthew Argersinger
Fool Since:
June 16 2005
MArgersinger (1/14/2008)
Where I Live:
Washington, DC
Where I Grew Up:
Boston, MA

Investing Basics

Investing Experience:
Risk Tolerance:
Investing Style:
Motley (i.e. Anything goes!)
Portfolio Size:
Large (12 or more Stocks)
Types of Investments:
Growth Stocks, Jockeys, Options, Real Estate (income properties)
Stocks I Own:
AAPL, AMT, AMZN, ATVI, AXP, BH, BIDU, BLX, BOFI, BRK-B, CCI, CMG, DIS, ELLI, ENB, GOOG, GPRO, KMI, MELI, MKL, NFLX, OKE, P, PEB, PRLB, ROIC, SAM, SBUX, TSLA, TWTR, UA, XHR, ZG, Short AZO, Long Jan 2019 $120 Puts on AAP, Short Jan 2019 $120 Calls on AAP, Short Dec 2017 $800 Puts on AMZN, Long Jan 2019 $65 Calls on AXP, Short Oct 2017 $82.50 Calls on AXP, Short Oct 2017 $25 Calls on BOFI, Short Aug 2017 $17.50 Puts on DNOW, Short Nov 2017 $15 Calls on FTR, Short Nov 2017 $65 Calls on HLF, Short Sep 2017 $250 Puts on MELI, Long Jan 2019 $45 Calls on NKE, Short Oct 2017 $60 Calls on NKE, Short Sep 2017 $222 Puts on SPY, Long Sep 2017 $232 Puts on SPY, Long Jan 2019 $15 Calls on TWTR, Short Jul 2017 $17.50 Puts on UA, Short Sep 2017 $13 Puts on VXX, Long Sep 2017 $13 Calls on VXX, Short Oct 2017 $30 Calls on XOP

Investing Favorites

Martin Eden by Jack London, Devil Take the Hindmost by Edward Chancellor, Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist by Roger Lowenstein
Supernova, Million Dollar Portfolio, Aktienbuch
The Economist, Men's Health
Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Seth Klarman, Peter Lynch, Henry Singleton

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
Brandeis University (Roll Deis, Roll!)
Job Title


Personal Quote:
“If you buy something because it's undervalued, then you have to think about selling it when it approaches your calculation of its intrinsic value. That's hard. But if you buy a few great companies, then you can sit on your ass. That's a good thing.” -- Charlie Munger
Person(s) I'd Like To Meet:
Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Seth Klarman, Mukesh Ambani, Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, David Ortiz (Big Papi)
Favorite Vacation Spots:
Favorite Sports or Teams:
Football (NE Patriots), Soccer (Bayern-Munich), Baseball (Red Sox)
Favorite Movies:
It's a Wonderful Life, Ben-Hur (the original), Goodfellas, Star Trek II, The Empire Strikes Back
Favorite Board Games:
Catan: Trails to Rails
Favorite Video Games:
Starflight II (the best game of all time), Bioshock, Fallout 3, Caesar III, Railroad Tycoon, Batman: Arkham Asylum
Favorite Music or Musicians:
A Tribe Called Quest, Chili Peppers
Great Books Read Recently:
Mint Condition: How Baseball Cards Became an American Obsession