Nicoya Research publishes financial research with the goal to help provide information and education for independent investors to profit in the markets.
We study macroeconomic cycles in order to determine the best sectors in which to invest. From there we apply fundamental and technical analysis to uncover the best-in-breed companies within these sectors. We study their financial reports, get on the phone with management, study analyst reports and go the extra mile to acquire the highest-quality information used to make successful investment decisions.
What's Behind Nicoya?
Our company is named after a remote area of Costa Rica’s Pacific coast, the Nicoya Peninsula. Jason Hamlin started his investing career while living there and eventually bought land in the region. His daughter was also born there, given “Nicoya” as her middle name out of her parents’ reverence for the region.
The Nicoya Peninsula is known for its white-sand beaches, crystal clear waters, and lush jungles. It is considered one of the few Blue Zones in the world, where people commonly live active lives past the age of 100 years.
The Nicoya Difference
At Nicoya Research, we are contrarian investors, looking to invest early in companies that have yet to be fully appreciated by the wider markets. Our strategy involves identifying deep value and having the courage to buy when the herd is selling and sell when the herd is buying. We also believe in jumping on momentum plays early when significant breakouts occur and employing swing trading to maximize gains.
We are a boutique research firm with a strong focus on client satisfaction. We never accept compensation to promote stocks, eliminating any conflict of interest. We also steer clear of the hyperbolic marketing hype that plagues the investment newsletter business.
You'll never find us guaranteeing “5,241%” returns or making you sit through a 15-minute sales pitch in order to access our research. And if you need to reach us, we personally respond to all subscriber questions within 24 business hours.
About Jason Hamlin
Jason Hamlin is the founder of Nicoya Research and has published investment research for over a decade. He previously worked in data analytics for Nielsen, the world’s largest market research firm, where he consulted to Fortune 500 companies including Nestlé, Johnson & Johnson and Del Monte.
Jason eventually left the corporate world and leveraged his analytical skills to successfully trade stocks full-time while traveling the world. After helping his parents double their investment portfolio in under two years, Jason decided to start Nicoya Research and share his investment research and strategies to help other people find success and financial freedom.
Jason’s investment philosophy takes into account political, historical and socio-economic factors to determine macroeconomic trends and isolate the sectors that stand to benefit. He then applies fundamental and technical analysis, as well as proprietary models, to find companies that are undervalued within those sectors.
Jason is a contrarian, cycles investor and student of Austrian economics. He is a regular speaker at investment conferences and proponent of sound money, limited government, and decentralization of power.