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Steve Heller

Covering 3-D printing at the intersection of business, investing, and what it means for the future of manufacturing. Contributor since December 2012.

General Information

Name:
Steve Heller
Fool Since:
March 19 2012
Aliases:
TopDownTrends (12/4/2012)
Where I Live:
New York, NY
Where I Grew Up:
Syosset, NY
Gender:
Male

Investing Basics

Investing Experience:
Medium High
Risk Tolerance:
High
Investing Style:
Long-Term Buy to Hold
Portfolio Size:
Large (12 or more Stocks)
Types of Investments:
The plan is to buy great businesses and hold them for as long as the underlying fundamentals remain intact.
Stocks I Own:
AAPL, AMZN, IBM, DDD, ILMN, OPTT, SBUX, EBAY, PYPL GOOG, GOOGL, PRLB, DIS, WFM, GHDX, CMG, CELG, CMI, QCOM, ISRG, LNKD, QGEN, XONE, Z, ZG, NGVC, FB, MA, MIDD, TSLA, SCTY, SWIR, LOCK, UA, TWTR, AMAVF, ANET, TTPH, BOFI, CTSH, PRAA, LUK, BWLD, VEEV, MKL, NDSN, GPRO, TMFEX, BIDU, TRIP, SPY, NFLX

Investing Expertise

My Area of Expertise:
3D printing, manufacturing, and cutting-edge technology.
Greatest Investment:
Give me 30 years before I answer that!
Worst Investment:
Not holding onto Apple at $2.42 (split-adjusted).

An Interview with TMFTopDown

Last updated: 10/9/2013
The Fool:
How do you define success?
TMFTopDown:
To sum it up: if you've built a life of meaning and purpose, I'd call that a success.
The Fool:
If you could go back in time and witness one event in history, what would you go back and see?
TMFTopDown:
Probably would have to be The Big Bang. What can I say, I'm a space nerd.
The Fool:
What is your most distressing regret?
TMFTopDown:
Financially speaking, I bought Whole Foods back in 2008 for around $4 split-adjusted, only to sell for a short sighted profit. If only I was in the Foolish state of mind back then...
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