Speaker Details


Richard Stavros is chief investment strategist for Global Income Edge, analyst for Utility Forecaster and a regular contributor to Personal Finance.

He is managing director of Thomas Dwight Capital (TDC), a strategic, financial and business development adviser to corporations, investment houses and governments. TDC identifies and develops for clients high growth and emerging markets opportunities in the energy, telecommunications, shipping and real estate sectors. In this capacity, Stavros has advised on several multi-million project finance valuations, business plan developments, and overall corporate strategies, as well as engaged in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and lead capital raising efforts for new business expansion plans.

With 17+ years of experience in the energy sector, Stavros has served in various leadership, strategy, finance and analytic roles at an energy utility, investment bank and various preeminent global media, economic and regulatory research houses.

He graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in Economics and English Literature. He holds an MBA from the University of Oxford with a concentration in Finance and Strategy.

Content from Richard Stavros

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Utilities: Safety and Yield

Safety never goes out of style in our Income Portfolio, no matter how optimistic or jittery the market may be, asserts Richard Stavros in Investing Daily's Personal Finance. So we thought this wou…

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Lazard: Mergers & Acquisitions

President Trump’s policies, a stronger dollar, healthier global growth and cheap debt (for now) are shaping up as the perfect conditions for a big wave of corporate mergers, asserts Richard S…

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The Right REIT for the Trump Era

We’re adding at REIT to our portfolio that offers a triple play of strong income, growth potential and inflation protection in case Trump’s policies rev up the economy and spark higher …

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Safety Plays: Utilities, Telecom and Health

Income investors will need to buckle up and regularly check their pulse in 2017. We'll see market gyrations as investors react to new Trump policies and Federal Reserve rate hikes while …

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Two Utilities for Safe Returns

A safer way for income investors to get higher yields is to focus only on companies that have proven track records of paying growing dividends no matter what the market conditions, asserts Richard …

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ABB: Global Infrastructure

Infrastructure spending suffered in recent year, but analysts are now forecasting increases of 3% to 6% per year on vital projects such as roads, communication and power grids, explains Richard Stav…

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Merck: All-Weather Choice

I’m not forecasting an imminent financial tsunami, but the recent waves of volatility should be seen as a warning to focus on income safety and ultra-conservative investments. As such, I am f…

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Alliant: Safest of the Safe?

In an increasingly uncertain world, income investors want to know which utility stocks are safest, especially given the ill portent of the market’s recent tumult, suggests Richard Stavros, edi…