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Chris Kacher

Managing Director and Chief Investment Strategist

MoKa Investors LLC Co-Founder of VirtueOfSelfishInvesting.com


Chris Kacher, PhD, is managing director and chief investment strategist for MoKa Investors, LLC and co-founder of VirtueOfSelfishInvesting.com. He began his investment career in 1995 when he founded one of the first Internet-based stock advisory services. In 1996, Dr. Kacher joined William O'Neil & Co., Inc., as a research associate before quickly being promoted to senior research analyst and senior proprietary portfolio manager for the firm in 1997. From 1997 to 2001, he achieved an unaudited return of 2,022% in the O'Neil account. From 1996 to 2002, he achieved a verified return in his personal account in excess of 18,000%, as verified by KPMG, the Big Four auditor. In 2005, Dr. Kacher launched a private fund in Switzerland designed to help individuals and institutions build their wealth. He co-authored the books, Trade Like an O'Neil Disciple: How We Made 18,000% in the Stock Market (John Wiley & Sons, August 2010) and In the Trading Cockpit with the O'Neil Disciples: Strategies That Made Us 18,000% in the Stock Market (John Wiley & Sons, December 2012). He received a BS in chemistry and PhD in nuclear physics from the University of California at Berkley, where he studied under Nobel Laureate professor Glenn Seaborg and helped discover element 110 on the Periodic Table of Elements and confirm element 106, which his group named Seaborgium.