About Invested Central
Invested Central provides education and stock market guidance to individuals who have taken trading into their own hands. We provide pertinent information to our members during the trading day, including market updates, stock ideas, and conduct live member only chats while the market is open to help enhance trading success. We are in our ninth year of business and continue to serve members who have been part of the Invested Central community since the very beginning.
I want to take this opportunity to welcome those of you who are new to Invested Central, and invite you to explore our website. If you like what you see, I hope you'll consider
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Welcome to Invested Central!
John S. Hopkins, Jr, President & CEO
The Invested Central Story
Invested Central was founded in 2004 to help individuals who wanted to break away from the world of Wall Street and big brokerage houses the opportunity to achieve investing independence. Almost
ten years later, our community is strong and getting stronger, as more and more people decide to put their financial well-being into their own hands. We are based in the Washington, DC area, but have members from around the country and around the world who turn to us for information and education on a wide range of investment types and portfolio profiles. We pride ourselves on providing un-biased, timely information and guidance. We publish a free weekly newsletter
along with intra-day content for our members.
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The Invested Central Team
Invested Central is lead by a small group of dedicated individuals. Our management team has almost 60 years of combined experience in the financial services industry, and we work around the clock to ensure that our members are prepared to make smart decisions when it comes to their investments, portfolios, and financial well-being.
John S Hopkins, Jr
President & CEO
John founded the company, John S. Hopkins, Inc., in 1987 after spending seventeen years in the financial services sector. John started out by producing and providing educational training programs for financial institutions and their employees. Hundreds of companies and thousands of employees have used his training materials and John has taken this successful experience and now provides educational training to stock market investors.
John has been involved in the stock market for more than twenty years and studied for and received his series 65 license to become a registered investment advisor representative. John has been both a host and guest on various investment radio programs, both nationally and locally. John received his undergraduate education in business administration at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.
John's role at Invested Central is to manage and market the business, produce educational materials and participate in various seminars. John lives in Bethesda, MD with his wife and has two children.
Thomas J Bowley
Chief Market Strategist
Tom passed the CPA exam in November 1984, then worked in public accounting for nearly 20 years. He was a principal in one of the largest regional public accounting firms in the Washington DC metropolitan area. He headed the firm's accounting and auditing department and was responsible for several of the firm's largest audit clients. Tom joined John at Invested Central to provide technical and fundamental analysis for its members seeking to actively trade in the stock market. Tom developed a proprietary trading methodology, "The Bowley Trend", that has proven to significantly outperform the major U.S. indices including the S&P 500, NASDAQ and Russell 2000. The Bowley Trend has more than doubled the S&P 500's annual returns since 1950, while at the same time reducing investing risk by approximately 50%.
Tom's role at Invested Central is to manage the financial side of the business and to utilize the combination of his proprietary trading methodology, his fundamental understanding of accounting, and his technical analysis skills to teach others how to make informed investment and trading decisions. Tom previously hosted a national radio show, "Market Open Live", helping listeners navigate the stock market from a technical perspective. Tom speaks to trading and investing groups in both the United States and Canada and is a regularly featured contributor of the
ChartWatchers newsletter at
StockCharts.com. Tom is a 1983 graduate of Benjamin Franklin University, where he earned his BS in Accounting and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Tom coaches high school girls softball, is an avid golfer and lives in Fredericksburg, VA with his wife and two children.