Lyn Alden is the Founder of Lyn Alden Investment Strategy and a well-known contributor to Seeking Alpha. She provides market research to thousands of individual investors and financial professionals. Alden specializes in stocks and international ETFs, monitors developments in the business cycle, and analyzes various approaches to asset allocation. With a background in engineering and finance, she covers value investing with a global macro overlay. She utilizes the use of cash-secured puts, covered calls, and normal buy-and-hold positions.