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.

Analyst Articles

Membership now has its privileges at Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN). The e-commerce giant recently announced... Read More

Membership now has its privileges at Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN). The e-commerce giant recently announced its new Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Signature credit card, giving Prime shoppers more ways to buy and... Read More

Chasing Nike’s (NYSE: NKE) dominant position in the athletic footwear business has been a tiring exercise for competitors such as Under Armour (NYSE: UA), Adidas (OTC:ADDYY), and Skechers (NYSE: SKX) over the past couple of years. In 2016, however, chasing Nike stock has proven to be an even more frustrating… Read More

Shares of Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) have underperformed the rest of the market over the past six months, languishing in negative territory for most of the fall. This decline has been driven by a combination of factors, including investor nervousness regarding the company’s upcoming leadership change and some weakness… Read More