Conner Management Group

Investment Management For Modern Times

Conner Management Group is a registered investment management firm based in Pearland, Texas, serving the Greater Houston area and other clients worldwide.  We are a professional money manager that provides wealth management services using our proprietary growth and value based software.  Our algorithms review, analyze, and rank over 6,000 stocks every week.  Additionally we publish a podcast highlighting the top stocks to buy now. Our podcast is branded under the name The Best Stocks To Buy and can be readily found on the major podcast platforms.

So You Want To Be A Shark?

For those of us who enjoy the CNBC show Shark Tank, the thrill comes from imagining ourselves as one of the Sharks sitting in the driver's seat, listening to business pitch after pitch, negotiating take it or leave it deal terms, or declining to invest in the deal completely.  It has been these scenarios that is what has made my juices flow during my past 20 years working in finance. 

Mutual funds are great traditional products that should be a significant part of everyone’s saving and retirement portfolio. However it is becoming increasing apparent that for many, it’s just not enough. More individuals are looking for that higher risk and reward investment opportunity.

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How To Buy Stocks Like Warren Buffett

In this high tech age where computers become more and more powerful, I just find it funny that the world's best stock investor, Warren Buffett, has managed to stay on top all of these years.  You would think that the deep pockets of Wall Street would have been able to find some high tech wizards with deep computer knowledge to trump the guru of Omaha by now.  Well, evidently, they haven't.

After investing in stocks for a few years, one day I said – “Ok, it’s time to get serious.  Let’s start with a clean slate.”  So I decided to research the most successful stock investors around.  I read almost all I could on Warren Buffett, as well as read about the successful investors in Jack Schwager's book Stock Market Wizards.  Along the way I was always thinking "what is the simple principle to take away?".

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Stock Option Basics - A Blending Of Investing & Gambling

The title of this post is "Stock Option Investing - The Easy Way To Blend Investing & Gambling".  Now just to be clear, we sometimes hear about an executive at a corporation receiving stock options as part of his total pay package.  Those stock options are completely different from the ones we will be talking about.  The stock options we will be talking about are traded on major exchanges, just like stocks.

The purpose of this post is to teach you the hard and fast basics for learning to buy stock options. As mentioned, stock options are contracts you can buy and sell just like a stock or a mutual fund.  Now buying them is not as simple as buying a stock, but its not complicated either.

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Want To Beat Wall Street? - First You Need To Know Who Is Wall Street

You know when I graduated from The University of Chicago with my MBA in the early '90s.  I had a decent feel for what most of my classmates were pursuing as careers.  Many worked in consulting, many worked for large corporates, and many worked on "Wall Street".

Interestingly enough, while the consulting and corporate jobs seemed pretty straightforward. It took me years to really understand what the Wall Street jobs were and how they related to each other in the big scheme of things.

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