The Prudent Speculator
- Contributing Editor, The Prudent Speculator
- United States Navy Veteran
- Jason is a CFA® Charterholder and a Member of the CFA Society
Jason R. Clark, a member of AFAM Capital's Investment Committee, has been a part of the firm's Research and Portfolio Management Department since 2007. Jason is currently vice president, senior portfolio manager. Within research, Jason is primarily focused on fundamental analysis of individual stocks and industries. Within Portfolio Management, Jason is responsible for active account management, providing education about the firm's investment strategies and portfolio management process and working with the firm's current and prospective Private Wealth clients. He also contributes to the firm's newsletter and market commentaries. After serving in the United States Navy, he graduated summa cum laude with a BA degree in finance from the University of West Florida. His background includes experience as a fixed income specialist and corporate bond trader for Edward Jones and equity research associate with A.G. Edwards. Mr. Clark is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Society of Orange County.
The equity markets have held up quite well, given the fallout from the chaotic pullout of American troops from Afghanistan, the devastation inflicted by Hurricane Ida and the continued surge in coronavirus cases, asserts Jason Clark, value investor and contributing editor to The Prudent Speculator.
Entertainment powerhouse Walt Disney Co. (DIS) earned $0.80 per share in Q3, versus the analyst consensus estimate of $0.55, reports Jason Clark, value investing expert and contributing editor to The Prudent Speculator.
We are always braced for downside volatility, but we continue to believe that the secret to success in stocks is not to get scared out of them, asserts Jason Clark; here the contributing editor to The Prudent Speculator reviews several leading tech stock recommendations following their latest earnings reports.
The Prudent Speculator newsletter recommends wide portfolio diversification, across many stocks and industries. Here, contributing editor Jason Clark looks at two recommendations that are also diversified by country; in this case, both are based in Japan.