General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> December 4, 2000

Stephen Adams – First Security Van Kasper

STEPHEN R. ADAMS is Managing Director of First Security Van Kasper, a non-banking affiliate of Wells Fargo Corp., and Van Kasper Advisers. He has spent over 30 years as a Stockbroker and Financial Analyst in San Francisco. In 1978, he and four other brokers founded Van Kasper & Co. Van Kasper is a regional investment banking and private brokerage firm focusing on the western US economy. Mr. Adams is the Author of many articles on investing, and since 1987 has published a quarterly investment letter. Profile
TWST: What are you looking for in an investment at Van Kasper Advisers?

Mr. Adams: We're looking for companies that are growing and that are

valued at a reasonable economic price. We try to