TMFTomJacobs

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Tom Jacobs is the Lead Advisor for Motley Fool Special Ops, a premium investment service specializing in event-driven situations such as spinoffs. He is the author with the Motley Fool's John Del Vecchio of What's Behind the Numbers? A Guide to Exposing Financial Chicanery and Avoiding Huge Losses in Your Portfolio (McGraw-Hill), rated the best investment book of the year by Stock Trader's Almanac . Influenced by parents educated and working in the Great Depression, he demands a margin of safety from stocks and always has a small part of his portfolio hedged to survive the outlier events (aka, Big Ones). A Fool since 1999, Tom firmly believes that dogs are people with fur.

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