Lior AlkalayInvestorPlace Contributor
About Lior Alkalay
Lior is a consummate professional; a passionate analyst and economist with comprehensive experience within the financial services sector. With nearly 10 years of experience in trading and investment, Lior has provided his clients with crisp, clear and thorough analysis. Before becoming an independent analyst, he was employed for several years as the director of sell-side research at a leading international broker.
Lior specializes in mid- to long-range stock and ETF analyses using an out-of-the-box investment approach. That approach includes top-down analysis to identify the most attractive sectors, and then he balances it with cherry-picking to find the best opportunities.
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