Managing Director, Smead Capital Management
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Cole is a member of the investment committee that oversees the management of the firm’s separate accounts and mutual funds.

Before joining Smead Capital Management, Cole was a Financial Advisor at Wachovia Securities in Scottsdale, AZ. Cole graduated from Whitman College in 2006 ... more

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Throwing Caution
When investors look at the speculative activities of the last six months, they will find “featherweight” kings and queens that have “Hollywood eyes”. These are retail investors, not billionaires.
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Reminiscences Of An Ebay Operator
Wall Street is pumping out IPOs, SPACs, and all kinds of neat, shiny ornaments. They are selling what is in season.
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Energy In The Icahn-ic Green Room
The $500 billion of call buying that was witnessed in August is the highest the small bettors have ever produced. The prior highs in the chart were $100 billion in 2000 and 2007.
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Value’s Lifeblood Is Performance Chasers
With 60% of U.S. large cap markets indexed, as of a year ago, who is the seller to the buyer of the S&P 500 Index?
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Value In The Four-Minute Mile
Due to the pandemic, there is a sense of permanence on Wall Street to what has transpired. This permanence focuses on the changes that we have seen in the recent five months in our daily lives.
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The Fear Of Stock Market Failure
The stock market is a big place with thousands of investments that you can make as an investor. It’s a frustrating place. There is a myriad of investing disciplines that you can seek out.
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Managing Director
Smead Capital Management
July 2007 - Present (13 years 9 months)
Board Member
Wallingford Boys and Girls Club
May 2009 - March 2012 (2 years 11 months)
Financial Advisor
Wachovia Securities
August 2006 - July 2007 (1 year)

Education

Whitman College
BA
2002 / 2006
History & Economics Activities and Societies: Sigma Chi, Collegiate Baseball.
George Fox University
2002 / 2002

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