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About Magnet

  • 1997: Jordan Kimmel, blending value and momentum, creates the Magnet® Stock Selection Process (MSSP). Magnet Fund launched.
  • 1998: Jordan Kimmel writes Magnet Investing: build a portfolio and pick winning stocks using your home computer. Model portfolio returns 90% over the next twelve months. Second edition released in 2001.
  • 1999: MSSP ranked #1 by Big Tipper, an investment process ranking service.
  • 1999: John Nuveen & Co. selects Jordan Kimmel as a sub-advisor using The Magnet® Stock Selection process to manage a Unit Investment Trust.
  • 2002-2005: MAR Hedges rankes Magnet Fund #2 out of all hedge funds over the three-year period ending 4/29/05.
  • 2004: Jordan Kimmel appeares in a feature in Forbes Magazine titled, Look at the Top Line as “Kimmel the Unterrible”. The suggested portfolio returned over 4x the S&P 500 over the next eighteen months.
  • 2009: John Wiley publishes The Magnet Method of Investing: Find, Trade and Profit From Exceptional Stocks. The model portfolio is outperforming the S&P 500 by over 45%. “The Top 10″ is out-performing the S&P 500 by over 400%.
  • 2010: MSSP blends its methodology with ESG criteria, creates FACTS™, and launches Unit Investment Trust with Louis Navellier through Advisors Asset Management.
  • 2011: MSSP ranks #2 by The American Association of Individual Investors (www.aaii.com) from 1998 to present. The Association tracks the performance of over sixty of the most prominent investment managers.
  • 1997-Present: Kimmel makes hundreds of appearances on national television including CNBC, Fox, and ABC News and is quoted extensively in print publications.