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What We Do

Our primary focus is to provide investment research on the U.S. stock market. 

We cover individual U.S. equities and provide securities analysis in the Intelligent Investor and Dividend Gems.  

Our research also contains analysis and forecasts of the major U.S. market indexes and major emerging markets (China, India and Brazil).

There are times when our investment research might highlight other emerging economies, namely during special situations.

This research is largely restricted to the Intelligent Investor and Market Forecaster.  

We also offer highly unique and valuable investment education through our Boot Camp Series and Securities Analysis & Trading Webinars.  

Finally, we also offer custom research and live calls for critical situations. 

What Kind of Research Do We Provide?

The focus of our investment research is fundamental analysis.

We also utilize basic technical analysis for the purpose of position and risk management.   

We publish this research in written, audio, video and live webinar platforms. 

We also provide consulting to individuals, analysts, fund managers, private firms, and corporate research departments. 

We Do Not Provide Trading Alerts or Trading Services

We DO NOT provide any trading or alert services or publish any information pertaining to this on a regular basis because we believe this approach does not deliver the best long-term investment performance.

In addition, we believe an investment strategy focused on short-term trading resembles gambling rather than investing, and cannot exploit the kind of high-level analysis found in our research.

Incidentally, most trading services are not legitimate in terms of their results or claims.

And we know of no trading service that is able to outperform the S&P 500 Index over the long run.  

We sometimes provide what we believe are lucrative trading opportunities in special presentations, as well as in the Securities Analysis & Trading Webinars.  But rather than a stand alone source of research, we expect these publications to serve as a supplement to our core research such as the Intelligent Investor and/or Dividend Gems.  

More About Our Research

All of our investment research is unique and created by us.

All of our investment research presentations are stored on and delivered through different platforms we use.

We sometimes post results of our research on this website. When this has been done we will disclose it. 

Most of our research highlights can be found on our Publications Track Record Page

All articles, audios, and videos published on this website are commentaries and discussions, and should not be construed to represent our official investment research,  unless we state the content is from our research publications or should be viewed as being our official research. 

About this Website

This website enables retail and professional investors to apply for access to our research publications. 

It also contains unique information and analysis that is essential for understanding how the capital markets operate, how the financial media works, how to think about investments, etc.

We believe this material is important for fostering the right mentality and thinking more clearly, which are needed to make good investment decisions.


AVA Investment Analytics (AVAIA)

AVA Investment Analytics (AVAIA), LLC is the public markets division of Apex Venture Advisors, LLC.

AVAIA is a results-driven research, consulting, and publishing firm originally focused on serving institutional investors.

Over the years, and for various reasons we have been refocusing our efforts on retail investors.

Research leading to the formation of AVAIA began in 2003 through the formation of Apex Venture Advisors.

Apex Venture Advisors functions as a research and consulting firm for startup companies, venture capital funds and venture investors.

By 2005, our research coverage expanded to include the public markets.

AVA Investment Analytics was launched to focus on the public markets. 

AVAIA is overseen by Mike Stathis, our Chief Investment Strategist and Head Securities and Trading Analyst.

Mike holds the world's leading investment forecasting track record since he began publishing investment research in 2006.

Mike Stathis is also the only person in U.S. history to have backed this claim by a $1 million guarantee. Yet, he remains banned by all media.

Click here to examine his research publications track record. 

Led by Mike, the firm's research universe spans market forecasting, valuation analysis, securities analysis, active management guidance, commodities, currencies and precious metals trading guidance.

More on Mike can be found below.

We Have Worked With

  • Corporate Treasury Departments
  • Pension Funds
  • Endowments
  • Financial Institutions
  • Hedge Funds
  • Private Equity Firms
  • Venture Capital Firms
  • Mutual Funds
  • Family Investment Offices
  • High-Net Worth Investors  
  • Financial Advisers
  • Securities Analysts
  • Economists
  • Investment Bankers
  • Business School & Economic Professors

Please Note the Following

We are a professional research firm offering world-class investment insights, analysis, and education to financial advisers, fund managers, financial institutions, and individual investors.

We also expose the criminality of the Jewish mafia, but our investment research rarely mentions this. 

We do NOT sell advertisements, precious metals or securities.  

No firm that sells advertisements, precious metals or securities will ever offer legitimate research. 

We are NOT stock promoters.

We receive no compensation for featuring any stock or any other security as favored investments.

  • We consider stock promoters as scam artists. This is especially true for penny stock promoters.  

We do not preach fear or doom, nor do we use greed or pitch easy money in order to lure naïve people.

  • These are tactics used by con artists. We expose many of these con artists on this website. 

Our only lure is the track record and the unique insights of Mike Stathis.

  • Mr. Stathis is one of the world’s leading investment minds. And his track record confirms this claim.

Sophisticated investors seek out proven results rather than dogma or individuals claiming to be financial experts simply based on their TV celebrity status.

Who Subscribes to Our Investment Research?

Both professional and non-professional investors seeking comprehensive and unique insights from the world's leading expert on the economic collapse. 

We have average people from all walks of life to corporate executives, financial advisers, mutual fund managers, hedge fund managers, pension managers, Wall Street analysts, and even students who don't yet have the funds to invest but want to learn from us so they will be prepared when they do.


The Following Represents a Small List of Our Clients*

- JP Morgan                    - Nuveen        - Merrill Lynch             - HSBC            - Goldman Sachs 

- BNP Paribas                - UBS               - Morgan Keegan       - Hartford       - Bank of America

- Société Générale       - LPL               - Morgan Stanley

Several private equity firms, real estate investment firms, hedge funds and mutual funds also read our research.

*We respect the confidentiality of our institutional clients and do not disclose their identity under any circumstances unless we have been given prior permission to do so. This list contains current and/or previous clients.

Most of Our Clients Are from the United States and Canada.

We also have a large number of subscribers in Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Bangalore, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Spain, Germany, Greece, Italy, Romania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Poland, Hungary, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Israel, and the Russian Federation. 


About Mike Stathis

Mike Stathis serves as the Managing Principal of Apex Venture Advisors (AVA), a business and investment intelligence firm consulting venture firms, corporations and hedge funds.

Mike’s work in the private markets includes valuation analysis, deal structuring, and business strategy, with a technology focus in biopharmaceuticals, healthcare IT and telemedicine.

In the public markets Mike assists hedge funds, endowments and financial firms as the Chief Investment Strategist of AVA Investment Analytics. He provides clients with proprietary investment strategies, valuation analysis, market forecasting, risk management and distressed securities analysis.

Mike advises mutual funds, hedge funds, private equity funds, corporate treasury departments, endowments, financial advisers and financial firms as the Chief Investment & Trading Strategist of AVA Investment Analytics.

He also provides research to retail investors but does not provide personalized financial advice.

He publishes proprietary investment and trading strategies, valuation analysis, market forecasting, risk management, and distressed securities analysis.

Mike has advised numerous multibillion-dollar hedge funds, venture capital firms, private equity funds, mutual funds, pension plans and Fortune 500 corporations, along with countless entrepreneurs, startup, early and middle stage companies.

He has also structured and negotiated financing terms for entrepreneurs seeking venture capital.

Finally, Mike has designed business strategies for business spin outs, analyzed and written hundreds of business plans for entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 corporations, and venture capital firms.

We argue that Mike is the only investment expert who predicted the 2008 financial crisis in detail, as documented in the 2006 release of America’s Financial Apocalypse and the 2007 release of Cashing in on the Real Estate Bubble. 

Additional evidence demonstrating that Mike Stathis was the only person in the world to have truly predicted the 2008 Financial Crisis can be found from the following links: herehere, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here.

Using his in-depth and unique understanding of the capital markets, Mike served as a valuable source of insight and analysis helping investors navigate the real estate and banking crisis of 2008. 

Mike also accurately identified the exact bottom in the US stock market in March 2009 when he advised to begin buying stocks.

Although he remained bullish on the stock market since that period, he has also accurately forecast most of the major market selloffs as well as advising when to reenter the selloff with stunning accuracy. 

As a result of his research track record, Mike has become one of the world's best investment analysts and most accurate market forecasters. The accuracy of his qualitative research, securities trading guidance and stock market forecasts has positioned him as one of America’s most accurate, insightful and creative financial experts. Please see our Publications Track Record Page.

Despite his world-leading track record, Mike has been the only financial expert to have been completely blacklisted by all western media due to his analysis and conclusions first presented in America's Financial Apocalypse. He continues to remain blacklisted by all media despite his world-leading track record. 

It's critical that you learn his entire story so you will understand how the entire financial media is built on a foundation of lies, liars, con artists and fraudsters. 

Mike previously worked for UBS and Bear Stearns in asset management and merchant banking. where he dealt with institutional investors, including corporate treasury departments and pension funds. He was the only professional in private client services at Bear Stearns to also hold a position in the biotechnology merchant banking department. He has personally managed hundreds of investment accounts, served as an adviser to venture capital firms, and worked with numerous entrepreneurs. 

He holds a Bachelor of Science in chemistry with a minor in mathematics, and Master of Science in biophysics and biological chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania.

Mike was awarded a National Science Foundation Research Fellowship grant performing research in solid state physics at the University of California, Berkeley.

In addition to having taught chemistry at the university level, Mike also taught a course which he designed himself on biotechnology at Southern Methodist University. 

More on Mike Stathis and his investment analysis track record may be found here


Apex Venture Advisors and AVA Investment Analytics are not licensed financial advisers, registered investment advisors, registered broker-dealers or FINRA | SIPC | NFA-member firms. We do not provide a financial advisory service and we do not provide personalized financial advice. If you are seeking personalized financial advice, you should contact a firm that offers a financial advisory service.