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Sector Expert: Rodney Stevens

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Rodney Stevens is a CFA charter holder with over a decade of experience in the capital markets, first as an investment analyst with Salman Partners Inc., then as a merchant and investment banker. While at Salman Partners, Stevens became a top-rated analyst by StarMine on July 17, 2007, for the metals and mining industry. Stevens was also a portfolio manager registered with Wolverton Securities Ltd. and over the course of his career, he has been instrumental in assisting in financings and M&A activity worth over $1 billion in transaction value. Stevens is a funder of Digital Asset Management Corp., a private start-up, developing a cryptocurrency holdings company with the objective of providing investors with a convenient and more liquid way of gaining exposure to the cryptocurrency sector without sacrificing security.

Recent Interviews

Bitcoin to $400,000 for the Skeptics and the Birth of Blockchain (10/27/18)

Rodney Stevens, a former analyst and investment and merchant banker, discusses the relationship between Bitcoin and gold and how he has derived Bitcoin's value.

A Short Seller's Investment Guide to Obama's Climate Change Initiatives (7/16/13)

"Regulation" is a dirty word among many investors, but for speculators like Rodney Stevens, portfolio manager at Wolverton Securities Ltd. and author of The Disciplined Speculator newsletter, state-mandated emissions caps and renewable energy goals present an extraordinary opportunity for growth. In this interview with The Energy Report, Stevens makes a bullish case for solar stocks and offers several names for traders playing offense or defense. Whatever your strategy, Stevens says get the heck out of bonds and into equities.

How to Speculate on Precious Metals Without Gambler's Ruin: Rodney Stevens (11/14/12)

Rodney Stevens, portfolio manager at Wolverton Securities, believes investors speculating in precious metals must be disciplined to avoid gambler's ruin. While "disciplined speculation" may seem like a contradiction, it is key to Stevens' approach. Through both technical analysis and fundamental analysis, and a careful read of intermediate trends, Stevens has developed a concentrated portfolio of precious metal companies held both long and short. In this Gold Report interview, he shares where the sweet spot in the mining space is and advises how to limit portfolio risk.

Recent Quotes

"The midstream segment should benefit from low interest rates. A midstream company we like is ETP."

The Energy Report Interview with Rodney Stevens (7/16/13)
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"ROG is my top pick."

The Gold Report Interview with Rodney Stevens (11/14/12)
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"FVI has relatively high growth potential compared to its peers."

The Gold Report Interview with Rodney Stevens (11/14/12)
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