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.
Bravo, Fed.It was a clever bit of acting this week by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and her troupe of governors that would convince us a return to normal, higher rates is almost at hand.But by now income investors should recognize that backstage the Fed is clinging to low rates as the… Read More
The presidential candidates have sharp divisions in their respective energy policies. Read More
Regardless of what happens in the sector, the most productive utilities will do the best job of holding their value. Read More
Calling a company a “hero” for doing what it should be doing—investing for the future—seems odd. But after another quarter of declining productivity and business investment we know many companies aren’t spending for future growth.Those companies that do reinvest are being called “U.S. investment heroes” by many economists and investment… Read More
We should always keep an eye on preserving our wealth, but now is a particularly good time to review our holdings given market forecasters have upped their odds of a U.S. recession in the next year.And we should be particularly careful not to be lulled into a false sense of… Read More