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Derek Fossier, MBA

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Director of Investments
Investment Management Consultant

Derek is an Investment Management Consultant with 10 years of experience in the industry.  A native of New Orleans, Derek earned his Bachelor of Science in Economics from Tulane University.  While in undergrad, Derek served as President for Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity.  Subsequently, he joined the MBA program at the A.B. Freeman School of Business, where he still serves as advisor to the Algorithmic Trading Club.  In pursuit of his degree, he had the opportunity to study international finance in Mexico, Paris and Beijing.  He first joined Equitas Capital Advisors in 2008 as an analyst, performing research in a number of areas, including asset allocation studies, performance reporting, and manager searches and screens.  Derek resides in downtown New Orleans.



Articles by this Author

GREECE AND ITS MODERN DAY TROJAN HORSE

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IS IT EURO € TIME?

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INVEST LONG TERM – SPECULATE SHORT TERM

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The Case for a High and Growing Dividend Stock Strategy in Retirement Portfolios

OCTOBER 15, 2014 • JAN HOLMAN www.fa-mag.com

The following article was written by Jan Holman of Thornburg Investment Management.

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Behavioral Finance

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As a proud member of the Baby Boomer generation, I can remember the surprise when the large bulge of population arrived at grade school, and […]

The Working Retired

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THE WARNING LABEL

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AN INTEREST IN DIVIDENDS

THE CASE FOR DIVIDENDS

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