About: Lyn Alden Schwartzer

Lyn Alden Schwartzer

Filtering Through the Noise to Find Value

Lyn Alden Schwartzer is a contributing analyst to FATRADER covering North American stocks and international equity ETFs. With a background blending engineering and finance, Lyn uses a dispassionate long-term quantitative and qualitative approach to filter through the noise and find value in stocks and markets around the world.

Lyn has a Bachelor's degree from Penn State in electrical & electronics engineering and a Master's in engineering management with a focus on financial modeling and engineering economics. She has worked for 9 years in the aviation industry in a range of roles, starting as an electronics engineer and moving into project and facility management, and engineering finance.

Founder of Lyn Alden Investment Strategy and a popular contributor on Seeking Alpha, Lyn provides market research to tens of thousands of individual investors and financial professionals per month. Her specialties include monitoring developments in the business cycle, analyzing various approaches to asset allocation, and covering stocks (particularly infrastructure, financials, consumer, and tech), and international ETFs.

She focuses strongly on valuation, both on individual companies and on market indices, and regularly employs the use of cash-secured puts, covered calls, and normal buy-and-hold positions, depending on market conditions and available opportunities. Many of her investments are dividend-focused.

Lyn's work has been featured or cited on Forbes, Business Insider, CNBC, MarketWatch, Time's Money Magazine, Kiplinger, The Street, US News and World Report, Fast Company, Fidelity Investments, Morningstar, and other financial media.

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Brookfield Asset Management is an Attractively-Priced Powerhouse

It was announced last week that Brookfield Asset Management (BAM) is acquiring all of the public stock of Oaktree Capital Group (OAK).
by Lyn Alden Schwartzer - 1 day ago


The Big Mac Index and Russian Tailwinds

An interesting informal metric to pay attention to for international investing is the Big Mac Index.
by Lyn Alden Schwartzer - 6 days ago


The Corporate Debt Problem is Real

As interest rates have been low for a long time, corporate debt as a percentage of GDP in the United States has reached record heights: A lot of this money has gone towards share repurchases, which accelerates EPS growth and high stock valuations.
by Lyn Alden Schwartzer - 1 week ago


The Best Forward Returns Might Be Outside of the United States

There are a lot of reasons to be concerned about global growth at this perilous time, but it’s exactly that broad concern that may provide lucrative opportunities in the coming years for those that are willing to think ahead and that are not overly concerned with high volatility and uncertainty for a portion of their portfolio.
by Lyn Alden Schwartzer - 2 weeks ago

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