TDI Podcast 192: Scott O’Neill on Baidu (BIDU) and Buying Breakouts

Guest: Scott O’Neill, President of MarketSmith and of Investor’s Business Daily spends some time helping us understand the best way to find winning stocks. We discuss the overuse of P/E ratios and Scott tells us what to look for in market leaders. Baidu (BIDU) is discussed as a potential leader that may be breaking down. Andrew spends some time discussing the iPhone Apps that he finds of use for business and investing.



W. Scott O‘Neil is originally from Los Angeles, California. He graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a degree in Business Management and is a 1994 graduate of the Harvard Business School‘s Program for Management Development. He has over 25 years experience in the financial industry.

Mr. O‘Neil joined Investor‘s Business Daily in 1986 where he spent 14 years heading Investor‘s Business Daily‘s operations. He also served as IBD‘s director of marketing and advertising sales and was instrumental in creating the newspaper‘s telemarketing operation.

In 1994, he was promoted to Publisher of IBD overseeing all aspects of the newspaper. In 2000, he transferred to the Portfolio Management Division of William O‘Neil + Co. where he continues to be one of the top producing Portfolio Managers for the firm.

In 2008, Mr. O‘Neil was named President of MarketSmith, Incorporated where he is currently working to launch the next generation of the Daily Graphs Online product, MarketSmith.

Mr. O‘Neil continues to be a regular speaker for the IBD CAN SLIM workshops and a frequent guest lecturer at individual investor industry events around the country.

Chart of Baidu discussed in this episode:



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