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Richard Saintvilus

After having spent 20 years in the IT industry serving in various roles from system administration to network engineer, Richard Saintvilus became a finance writer, covering the investor's view on the premise that everyone deserves a level playing field. His background as an engineer with strong analytical skills helps him provide actionable insights to investors.

Saintvilus is a Warren Buffett disciple who bases his investment decisions on the quality of a company's management, its growth prospects, return on equity and other metrics, including price-to-earnings ratios. He employs conservative strategies to increase capital, while keeping a watchful eye on macro-economic events to mitigate downside risk. Saintvilus' work has been featured on CNBC, Yahoo! Finance, MSN Money, Forbes, Motley Fool and numerous other outlets. You can follow him on Twitter at @Richard_STv.

Recent Articles by Richard Saintvilus

Now's The Best Time To Buy This Sportswear Leader
By Richard Saintvilus | December 26, 2016 |
Nike's had a slow 2016, but product investment and retail shifts suggest a better outlook for next year.
Could This Software Giant Enter A New Growth Stage?
By Richard Saintvilus | December 21, 2016 |
The growth of its professional social network website and trends in the job market could spur growth in this surprising blue-chip.
Boeing Is Readying For a 2017 Take-Off
By Richard Saintvilus | December 16, 2016 |
Despite recent setbacks, solid fundamentals and a positive government spending outlook support future growth for this government contractor.
3 More Rules To Find Better Investments
By Richard Saintvilus | December 15, 2016 |
Once you've learned to maximize your research time, you can use these rules to fine-tune your picks.
Can Honeywell's Stock Be Sweet Again?
By Richard Saintvilus | December 14, 2016 |
2016 hasn't been kind to this industrial conglomerate -- but coming changes may turn its luck around.
Can This Tech Giant Reinvent Itself Again?
By Richard Saintvilus | December 12, 2016 |
Investors have come to expect too much of Apple, but emerging products could spur renewed growth.
Facebook's Growth Story Isn't Over Yet
By Richard Saintvilus | December 05, 2016 |
Despite a huge drop in investor confidence, Facebook remains a high-growth stock with long-term potential.
2 Common Sense Rules To Find Better Investments
By Richard Saintvilus | December 01, 2016 |
Limiting your research to a handful of companies can lead to winning insights.
Don't Be Fooled By This Company's Modest Expectations
By Richard Saintvilus | November 28, 2016 |
Overly cautious investors have driven its stock price down. Now you can buy in at a 19% discount.