Palwasha Saaim, B.Sc

Palwasha Saaim is a Research Analyst at Lombardi Financial where she covers mid- and large-cap stocks, economic trends, and stock market movements. Saaim graduated summa cum laude in Economics and Finance and has passed all three levels of the CFA program. She has worked in diverse capacities in the financial services sector as an analyst, instructor, and writer.

She takes keen interest in politics and is a supporter of numerous social and charitable causes. When she is not writing, she is seen baking, reading or video-gaming.

Get to know Palwasha…

What was your first job and how did you become interested in investing?

My first job was as a bookkeeper for my family-owned business. Number crunching soon became fun and led me to switch my career interest from medicine to finance. The first time I really got interested in investing was during the housing bubble when some immediate relatives reaped hefty returns.

How did you make your first foray into investing and what did you take away from that experience?

My first real experience was investing for friends and family a number of years ago. I made four equally-weighted picks for an immediate family member’s portfolio, which shot up quickly within the first few months. Without much thought, I told them to sell their positions. Turns out, had I been more patient, the investments would have jointly returned over 330% today. Lesson learnt: “good things come to those who wait.”

What is your investment philosophy?

I’ve come a long way since my first investments; transitioning from a short-sighted reckless trader to a more mature value investor. For investment advice, I look no further than the legendary Warren Buffett. Over the years, my investment philosophy has gotten more closely aligned with his. I hope to foster more stability in my investments in the years to come.

Palwasha Saaim's Articles

Best Cybersecurity Stocks in 2018 Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) and its Cambridge Analytica scandal have made social media users cognizant of a pressing need that had so far gone unheeded. That is, a need for stronger cybersecurity. While users get busy hunting for the best cyber protection tools for their…

Daily Litecoin News Update “The world ultimately will have a single currency, the internet will have a single currency. I personally believe that it will be bitcoin,” says the young entrepreneur Jack Dorsey, who is the architect and captain of two ships—Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) and Square Inc (NYSE:SQ)—both of…

These Are the Best Canadian Marijuana Stocks to Watch in 2018 If you wish to ride the pot boom, look no further than Canada. Canada’s Liberal government is laying the groundwork for it, as we speak, and a timely calculated wager may give investors a chance to double their…

MedReleaf Stock Seeming Undervalued at Current Levels MedReleaf Corp (OTCMKTS:MEDFF, TSE:LEAF) is quite easily one of the most underrated marijuana stocks. Despite being the first ISO-certified producer in the country and having earned the title of “Canada’s best licensed producer of marijuana,” MedReleaf continues to stay in the…

Daily Litecoin News Update A surprising report from Congress has just cemented our faith in cryptocurrencies and Litecoin. I say “surprising” because, believe it or not, one whole chapter in the report was dedicated to cryptocurrencies. Yes, you read that right. The report, published by the Joint Economic Committee…

U.S. Marijuana Company Joins Hands With Canadian Marijuana Producer News flash, my friends! One of Canada’s largest marijuana companies, Cronos Groups Inc. (NASDAQ:CRON), has just joined hands with one of America’s popular marijuana brands, MedMen Enterprises. (otherwise known as MM Enterprises USA, LLC). The former is the only Canadian marijuana…

The Only Cryptocurrency This Billionaire Venture Capitalist Is Buying Keeping track of smart money is an easy recipe for building a decent fortune. By simply imitating veteran investors, we can partly, if not fully, replicate their returns. When I think of smart investors of the 21st century, one…

Why DigixDAO Coin Soared on a Day Cryptos Crashed The DigixDAO coin price is shooting through the roof while Bitcoin and altcoin prices nosedive. This has recurred a few times in the past couple of months, sparking investor speculations that DigixDAO may be the crypto world’s safe-haven gold…