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Don Dion is the owner and Chief Investment Officer of DRD Investments, LLC, based in Naples, FL. and Williamstown, MA., a family office focused on managing a long/short hedge fund, real estate assets, venture capital, and various other financial ... more

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Short Blue Apron Ahead Of Lockup Expiration
When the Blue Apron IPO lockup expires on December 26, a sizable group of currently-restricted individuals and corporate entities will be able to sell their sizable restricted stakes in the company for the first time.
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Altice Is An Attractive Short
When the lockup period ends for ATUS, its pre-IPO shareholders, directors, and executives will have the chance to sell their more than 233.0 million outstanding shares.
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ShotSpotter Could Get Shot Down By Lockup Expiration
SSTI's previously restricted shareholders will be eager to cash in on some of their gains - SSTI has a return from IPO of nearly 59% - when SSTI's IPO lockup expires on December 4, 2017.
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Short Opportunity For Recent IPO Appian
November 21 concludes the 180-day lockup period on Appian Corporation. When the lockup period ends for APPN, its pre-IPO shareholders, directors, and executives will have the chance to sell their 52.4 million currently restricted outstanding shares.
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Bright Scholar Education Could Decline Substantially When Lockup Expires
When the 180-day IPO lockup period for BEDU expires, pre-IPO shareholders and insiders will be able to sell previously-restricted shares for the first time.
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Major Institutional Investors Buy ViewRay Stock
Some companies seem to be attracting a lot of attention despite dubious performance, while others are firing on all cylinders and failing to gain favor from investors; neither of these cases apply to VRAY.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AAC Australia Acquisition Corp.
AAPL Apple Inc.
AAVL Avalanche Biotechnologies
ABBV AbbVie Inc.
ABX Barrick Gold Corporation
ABY Abengoa Yield plc
ADPT Adeptus Health
ADRO ADURO BIOTECH, INC.
AERI Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
AET Aetna Inc.
AFMD Affimed N.V.
AGMX AutoGenomics Inc.
AGN Allergan Inc.
AGRX Agile Therapeutics, Inc.
AGTC Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation
AKBA Akebia Therapeutics, Inc.
ALCO Alico Inc.
ALDR Alder Biopharmaceuticals Inc.
ALDX Aldeyra Therapeutics, Inc.
ALJJ ALJ REGIONAL HLDGS
ALLY Ally Financial Inc.
ALRM Alarm.com Holdings, Inc.
AM American Greetings Corporation
AMC AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc.
AMDA Amedica Corporation
AMPH Amphastar Pharmaceuticals
AMZN Amazon.com Inc.
ANET Arista Networks, Inc.
APIC APIGEE CORP
APP American Apparel Inc
APPF AppFolio Inc.
AQXP Aquinox Pharmaceuticals Inc.
AR Antero Resources Corporation
ARGS Argos Therapeutics, Inc.
ARGT Global X MSCI Argentina ETF
ARMK ARAMARK Holdings Corporation
ASPS Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A.
ASPX Auspex Pharmaceuticals, Inc
ATEN At Entertainment Inc
ATHM Autohome Inc.
ATTO Atento S.A.
AVNU AVENUE GROUP INC
AVOL Avolon Holdings Limited
AXTA Axalta Coating Systems Ltd.
AZN AstraZeneca Group plc
AZSEY ALLIANZ SE
BA The Boeing Company
BABA Alibaba
BAC Bank of America Corporation
BBRY BlackBerry Ltd
BCS Barclays PLC
BETR Amplify Snack Brands, Inc.
BHLB Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc.
BHP BHP Billiton Limited
BLCM Bellicum Pharmaceuticals Inc
BLK BlackRock Inc.
BLUE Bluebird bio, Inc.
BMDPF BANCA MONTE DEI ORD
BMDPY BANCA MONTE DEI PASC
BNFT Benefitfocus, Inc.
BNPQY BNP PARIBAS SPONS AD
BOJA Bojangles'
BOND PIMCO Total Return Exchange-Traded Fund
BOOT Boot Barn Holdings, Inc.
BOX Box Inc.
BP BP p.l.c.
BRG Bluerock Residential Growth REIT, Inc.
BRX Brixmor Property Group Inc.
BTU Peabody Energy Corporation
BUFF Blue Buffalo
BURL Burlington Stores, Inc.
BX The Blackstone Group L.P.
BYDDY BYD COMPANY LTD ADR
C Citigroup Inc.
CATB Catabasis Pharmaceuticals Inc.
CBRL Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc.
CCS Century Communities Inc.
CDW CDW Corp.
CELP Cypress Energy Partners, L.P.
CG The Carlyle Group LP
CHGG Chegg, Inc.
CHMA Chiasma
CIT CIT Group Inc.
CLDN Celladon Corporation
CMCM Cheetah Mobile Inc.
CMRX Chimerix, Inc.
CMTL Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
CNCE Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
CNXC CNX Coal Resources LP
COMM ATX Communications Inc
CORI Corium International, Inc.
COSI Cosi Inc.
COUP COUPA SOFTWARE INC
CPPL Columbia Pipeline Partners LP
CPWR Compuware Corporation
CPWR Compuware Corporation
CQB Chiquita Brands International Inc.
CRCM Care.com, Inc.
CRTO Criteo SA
CS Credit Suisse Group AG
CSLT Castlight Health, Inc.
CTLT Catalent, Inc.
CTT CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc.
CUDA Barracuda Networks, Inc.
CVS CVS Health Corporation
DB Deutsche Bank AG
DBA PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund
DBC PowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund
DBO PowerShares DB Oil Fund
DERM Dermira, Inc.
DIS The Walt Disney Company
DNAI ProNAi Therapeutics
DRII Diamond Resorts International, Inc.
DRW WisdomTree Global ex-US Real Estate ETF
DSKY iDreamSky Technology
DTEA DavidsTea Inc.
EBAY eBay Inc.
EBIO Epoch Biosciences Inc
ECHO Echo Global Logistics, Inc.
ECR Eclipse Resources
EEM iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index
EGRX Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc.
ELY Callaway Golf Company
ENTA Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
ENTL Entellus Medical
EPE EP Energy Corporation
EPP iShares MSCI Pacific ex-Japan Index Fund
EROS Eros International Plc
ESI ITT Educational Services Inc.
ESNT Essent Group Ltd.
ESRT Empire State Realty Trust, Inc.
ETSY Etsy Inc.
EUM ProShares Short MSCI Emerging Markets
EVA Enviva Partners, LP
EVGN Evergreen Bancorp Inc (Del)
EVH Evolent Health, Inc.
EVHC Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc
EWA iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund
EWM iShares MSCI Malaysia Index Fund
EYES VISION TWENTY ONE
F Ford Motor Company
FB Facebook Inc
FCAU Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV
FCB FCB Financial Holdings
FDO Family Dollar Stores Inc.
FEYE FireEye, Inc.
FGEN FibroGen
FIT Fitbit, Inc.
FIVN Five9, Inc
FLWS 1 - 800 FLOWERS.COM Inc.
FMI Foundation Medicine, Inc.
FMSA Fairmount Santrol
FOGO Fogo de Chao
FPI Farmland Partners Inc.
FRM Furmanite Corporation
FRSH Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc.
FUEL Rocket Fuel Inc.
FWM Fairway Group Holdings Corp.
GDDY GoDaddy Inc.
GDDY GoDaddy Inc.
GDDY GoDaddy Inc.
GDOT Green Dot Corporation
GE General Electric Company
GI Endochoice Holdings, Inc.
GILD Gilead Sciences Inc.
GKOS Glaukos Corp.
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
GLOB Globant
GLYC GlycoMimetics Inc
GM General Motors Company
GOGO Gogo Inc.
GOMO Sungy Mobile Limited
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
GOOGL Google (A shares)
GPP Green Plains Partners LP
GPRK GeoPark Limited
GPRO GoPro, Inc.
GPS The Gap Inc.
GRN iPath Global Carbon ETN
GRUB GrubHub Inc.
GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
GSBD Goldman Sachs BDC, Inc.
GSG iShares S&P GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust
GWB Great Western Bancorp. Inc.
HABT The Habit Restaurants
HD Home Depot Inc.
HDP HortonWorks, Inc.
HELI CHC Group Ltd.
HGG hhgregg Inc.
HIFR InfraREIT
HLF Herbalife Ltd.
HLT Hilton Worldwide
HNNMY HENNES & MAURITZ AB
HPQ HP Inc.
HQY HealthEquity, Inc.
HRTG Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc.
HSBC HSBC Holdings PLC
HSY The Hershey Company
IAU iShares COMEX Gold Trust
IBP Installed Building Products, Inc.
IEP Icahn Enterprises L.P.
IMC Invesco Insured Municipal Bond Trust
IMPR Imprivata
IMS Invesco Insured Municipal Securities
INCR INC Research Holdings
INGN Inogen, Inc.
INOV INOVALON HOLDINGS, INC.
INP iPathSM MSCI India IndexSM ETN
INTC Intel Corporation
ISLE Isle of Capri Casinos Inc.
ISTR Investar Holding
IVZ Invesco Ltd.
JBLU JetBlue Airways Corporation
JD JD.com
JMEI Jumei International Holding Limited
JNJ Johnson & Johnson
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JUNO Juno Therapeutics, Inc.
KING King Digital Entertainment
KITE Kite Pharma, Inc.
KKR KKR & Co. L.P.
KMI Kinder Morgan Inc.
KPTI Karyopharm Therapeutics, Inc.
KTWO K2M Group Holdings, Inc.
LADR Ladder Capital Corp
LC LendingClub Corp.
LDRH LDR Holding Corporation
LDRH LDR Holding Corporation
LEJU Leju Holdings Limited
LENS Presbia
LGIH LGI Homes, Inc.
LIFE Life Technologies Corporation
LL Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc.
LMNS Lumenis
LNTH Lantheus Holdings, Inc.
LNVGF LENOVO GROUP LTD ORD
LOCO El Pollo Loco
LULU lululemon athletica inc.
MAT Mattel Inc.
MB MINDBODY, Inc.
MBII Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc.
MBLY Mobileye
MBUU Malibu Boats, Inc.
MC Moelis & Company
MCD McDonald's Corporation
MCRB Seres Therapeutics
MCRN Milacron Holdings Corp.
MIK The Michaels Companies, Inc.
MMI Marcus & Millichap, Inc.
MOLG MOL GLOBAL, INC
MOMO Momo Inc.
MONT MONSTER OFFERS
MPG MPG Office Trust Inc.
MRIN Marin Software Inc.
MRK Merck & Co Inc.
MS Morgan Stanley
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
MTLS Materialise NV
MXPT MaxPoint Interactive, Inc.
MYCC ClubCorp Holdings, Inc.
NADL North Atlantic Drilling Ltd.
NCFT FIRST TRUST BANK (NC)
NCR NCR Corporation
NDRM NeuroDerm
NEOT Neothetics (Pending)
NEP China North East Petroleum Holdings Limited
NERV Minerva Neurosciences Inc.
NEWR New Relic Inc.
NFLX Netflix Inc.
NK NantKwest, Inc.
NKE Nike Inc.
NMBL Nimble Storage, Inc.
NSANF NISSAN MOTORS (F)
NSANY NISSAN MTR SPON AD
NTCT NetScout Systems, Inc.
NTRA Natera, Inc.
NVTA Invitae
OAK Oaktree Capital Group
OCIP OCI PARTNERS LP UTS
OCIR OCI Resources LP
OEC Orion Engineered Carbons SA
OGZPY OAO GAZPROM ADR
OMAM OM Asset Management Plc
ONCE Spark Therapeutics
ONDK OnDeck Capital
OOMA Ooma
OPWR ONLINE POWER SUPPLY
ORCL Oracle Corporation
OUTR Outerwall Inc.
OXFD Oxford Immunotec Global PLC
PAYC Paycom Software, Inc.
PBPB Potbelly Corporation
PCTY Paylocity Holding Corporation
PEGI Preferred Employers Holdings Inc
PEN Penumbra, Inc.
PEP PepsiCo Inc.
PESC Pool Energy Services Co
PFE Pfizer Inc.
PG Procter & Gamble Co.
PINC Premier, Inc.
PLAY Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.
PLNT Planet Fitness, Inc.
PN Patriot National, Inc.
PNC PNC Financial Services GroupThe
PRTY PARTY CITY HOLDCO INC.
PSJ PowerShares Dynamic Software Portfolio
QIWI QIWI PLC
QSR Restaurant Brands International Inc.
QTS QTS Realty Trust, Inc.
QUNR Qunar Cayman Islands Limited
QURE uniQure B.V.
RARE Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc.
RBA Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Inc.
RDUS Radius Health, Inc.
RICE Rice Energy Inc
RIGP Transocean Partners LLC
RP RealPage Inc.
RPD Rapid7 (Pending)
RSX MARKET VECTORS RUS ETF
RWLK ReWalk Robotics
SABR Sabre Corporation
SBMRF SABMILLER PLC ORD
SBUX Starbucks Corporation
SC Santander Consumer Holdings USA Inc.
SCAI Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc. (see UNH)
SCPB SPDR Series Trust
SCTY SolarCity Corporation
SEDG SolarEdge Technologies, Inc.
SEDG SolarEdge Technologies, Inc.
SEMI SunEdison Semiconductor Limited
SERV ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc.
SFS Smart & Final Stores, Inc.
SFXE SFX Entertainment Inc.
SHAK Shake Shack
SHLX Shell Midstream Partners, L.P.
SHOP Shopify Inc.
SIEN Sientra, Inc.
SIG Signet Jewelers Limited
SLV iShares Silver Trust
SNE Sony Corporation
SNOW Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc.
SODA SodaStream International Ltd.
SPLS Staples Inc.
SPWH Sportsman's Warehouse Holdings, Inc.
SRLP SPRAGUE RESOURCES LP
SSNI Silver Spring Networks, Inc.
SSNLF SAMSUNG ELECT LTD(F)
STAY Extended Stay America, Inc.
STI Suntrust Banks Inc.
STOR STORE Capital Corporation
STZ Constellation Brands Inc.
SUM Summit Materials
SWHC Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation
SYF Synchrony Financial
T AT&T Inc.
TBK Triumph Bancorp
TCPI TCP International Holdings Ltd.
TCS The Container Store Group, Inc.
TD Toronto-Dominion Bank
TDOC Teladoc, Inc.
TEGP Tallgrass Energy GP LP
TERP TerraForm Power, Inc.
TGT Target Corporation
THD iShares MSCI Thailand Investable Market Index Fund
TMHC Taylor Morrison Home Corporation
TNDM Neutral Tandem, Inc.
TNET TriNet Group, Inc.
TPRE Third Point Reinsurance Ltd.
TRRU Torch Energy Royalty Trust
TRUE True Car, Inc.
TRUP Trupanion, Inc
TSE Trinseo S
TSLA Tesla Motors Inc.
TSQ Townsquare Media, Inc.
TUBE TubeMogul
TWTR Twitter Inc
UBS UBS AG
UNVR Univar Inc.
VA Virgin America Inc
VBLT Vascular Biogenics Ltd.
VCSH Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF
VEEV Veeva Systems Inc.
VIRT VIRTU FINANCIAL, INC.
VJET Voxeljet AG
VKTX Viking Therapeutics
VLP Valero Energy Partners LP
VNCE Vince Holding Corp.
VNM Market Vectors Vietnam ETF
VOD Vodafone Group plc
VRNS Varonis Systems Inc
VSLR Vivint Solar
VTL Vital Therapies, Inc.
VTTI VTTI Energy Partners LP
VWR VWR Corporation
W WAYFAIR INC.
WB Weibo Corporation
WBAI 500.com Limited
WFC Wells Fargo & Co.
WFM Whole Foods Market Inc.
WING Wingstop
WIX Wix.com
WK Workiva LLC
WLKP Westlake Chemical Partners LP
WMS WMS Industries Inc.
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
WNRL WESTERN REFINING LOGISTICS LP
WSTC West Corp
WUBA 58.com Inc.
WYNN Wynn Resorts Limited
XENE Xenon Pharmaceuticals
XENT Intersect ENT
XNCR Xencor, Inc.
XOM Exxon Mobil Corporation
XTLY Xactly Corp.
YDLE Yodlee, Inc.
YHOO Yahoo! Inc.
ZEN Zendesk, Inc.
ZSPH ZS Pharma, Inc.
ZU zulily, Inc.
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Work Experience

CEO & CIO
DRD Investments
2012 - Present (6 years 1 month)

A family office focused on managing a long/short hedge fund, real estate assets, venture capital and various other financial assets for the Dion family. 

CEO
Fidelity Independent Adviser
1995 - Present (23 years 3 months)

Financial newsletter publisher.

Chairman and CEO
Litchfield Financial Corporation
1988 - 1995 (8 years 1 month)

Consumer Finance Company

Education

University of Maine School of Law
J.D.
1976 / 1979
Law
Saint Michael's College
BA
1972 / 1976
Business and Economics

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