Mr. Marvin focuses on global equity investments and currencies. Together with Stan Palmer, he founded the firm in July 1986. Prior to starting Marvin & Palmer Associates, Mr. Marvin served for ten years as Vice President in charge of the $10 billion internally managed DuPont Pension Fund. Preceding his tenure at DuPont, Mr. Marvin worked for Investors Diversified Services as the Head Portfolio Manager for IDS Stock Fund. IDS Stock Fund was the largest mutual fund in the United States at the time of Mr. Marvin's tenure. Mr. Marvin started in the investment business in 1965 as a securities analyst for Chicago Title & Trust. Mr. Marvin received his M.B.A. from Northwestern University and his B.S. from the University of Illinois. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.