Linda McDonough is a veteran hedge fund analyst who loves to break down company financial statements and identify market inefficiencies to uncover big opportunities. She believes in a boots-on-the-ground approach that includes surveying customers, interviewing company executives, or doing whatever it takes to see what others dont.

After graduating cum laude from the Carroll School of Management of Boston College, Linda went on to get her Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Her first real job was as a mutual fund accountant before evolving into a hard-nosed researcher and senior analyst for top-flight hedge funds.

Shes now brought the same successful Launchpad Catalyst Protocol that she developed as a hedge fund analyst to subscribers of her Profit Catalyst Alert service. Her system identifies small- and mid-cap stocks that are about to breakout due to catalytic events that few others can identifyits too late. These events often times result in massive gains for her followers.

She also uses proprietary screens and a growth-at-a-reasonable-price strategy to identify undervalued growth stories for her Growth Stock Strategist.

Content from Linda McDonough

Smart Sand: Value in Fracking
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In a hunt for value, I’ve been poking around in some beaten up sectors. This search led me to the oil patch wher…

Tickers: SND
Vulcan: Mountains of Stone
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Our latest recommendation has been putting the road beneath your feet for over a century; the nation’s largest p…

Tickers: TTM
US Concrete: Paving Profits
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Investors can pave their way to profits with this maker of ready-mix cement, gravel and additives used in road and bri…

Tickers: USCR
Cynosure: Profits in Cosmetic Surgery
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Most people love to eat, abhor exercise, but want to look fit. And many don’t want to go under the knife to have…

Tickers: CYNO
Cray: A Resurgence in Supercomputers
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The first supercomputers of the 1970s —  running a billion operations per second — monitored national…

Tickers: CRAY
Ethan Allen Moves to Millennials
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Our latest featured recommendation is an 80-year-old furniture maker and retailer that is sprucing up its house, expla…

Tickers: ETH
SolarEdge: Set to Shine
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I’m a ‘bottom-up’ analyst. Instead of betting on which industry might outperform and then screening …

Tickers: SEDG
Profits and Catalysts
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Hedge fund industry veteran Linda McDonough has joined with Investing Daily to launch a new advisory service—Pro…

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