mikecart1

Michael Carter

I graduated with honors with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech and later got my MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. I'm a Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) for the state of Pennsylvania. As an experienced equities investor and Motley Fool member since 2006, I try to show that investing is not only for the pros.

General Information

Name:
Michael Carter
Fool Since:
June 22 2006
Where I Live:
Alexandria, VA
Where I Grew Up:
Alexandria, VA
Gender:
Male

Investing Basics

Investing Experience:
High
Risk Tolerance:
Medium
Investing Style:
Motley (i.e. Anything goes!)
Portfolio Size:
Large (12 or more Stocks)
Types of Investments:
Stocks, bonds, fixed income
Stocks I Own:
AA, AAPL, BAC, BP, C, CIM, EROC, FB, INTC, LVS, MGM, MO, MT, NLY, SIRI, TOT, TSLA, WIN, X

Investing Favorites

Stocks:
MSFT, ATVI, BP, MO, BAC
Industries:
Tobacco & Alcohol
Boards:
Yahoo Finance
Books:
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Newsletters:
Motley Fool
Magazines:
Wall Street Journal
Blogs:
http://beta.fool.com/mikecart1/
People:
Jim Cramer, Warren Buffet, Carl Icahn, Peter Lynch

Investing Expertise

My Area of Expertise:
Consumerable Goods, Tobacco, Alcohol, Banking, Tech
Worst Investment:
Poker

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
Virginia Tech, Pittsburgh University
Job Title
Engineer/Investor
Company / Organization
DoD
Former Jobs
Burger King

Interests

Personal Quote:
Fail Fast, Succeed Sooner
My Interests:
Money
Person(s) I'd Like To Meet:
Vince McMahon
Favorite Restaurants or Foods:
Chicken
Favorite Vacation Spots:
Hawaii
Favorite Sports or Teams:
Football
Favorite Movies:
Wall Street
Favorite Board Games:
Chess
Favorite Video Games:
Battllefield
Favorite Music or Musicians:
Everything
Great Books Read Recently:
Real Money by Jim Cramer
Book Currently Reading:
Getting Back to Even by Jim Cramer

An Interview with mikecart1

Last updated: 12/3/2011
The Fool:
What, in your opinion, are some of life's big mysteries?
mikecart1:
The biggest mystery of life is life itself.
The Fool:
As a former child and possibly parent of one now, share your best advice about raising children.
mikecart1:
Best advice is to not hide things. They will find out sooner or later so it is best they find out from you.
The Fool:
Describe the most embarrassing personal moment you'll admit to!
mikecart1:
Giving a speech in school and sweating so bad that the teacher stopped me and told another student to tun the AC on.
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