Ms. Krishnamsetty is the Editor of Insider Monkey. Prior to founding Insider Monkey, Ms. Krishnamsetty was Associate Producer at Bloomberg Television. Prior to that, Ms. Krishnamsetty was on the afternoon news team at CNBC. Additionally, Ms. Krishnamsetty reported for NPR and worked as a risk management consultant at Marsh & McLennan. Ms. Krishnamsetty has a M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Ms. Krishnamsetty is a regular contributor on Marketwatch.com's Trading Deck.
Dogan has a Ph.D. in financial economics with a specialization in insider trading. Dr. Dogan has provided consulting services to institutional investors and hedge funds, and managed a $200+ million fund using a strategy he developed utilizing insider transactions. Dr. Dogan recently authored the insider trading chapter of "The Handbook of Investment Anomalies" by Zacks Investment Research.
Jake is an Assistant Editor for Insider Monkey, having written for WealthLift, Inc. and the Motley Fool before joining our team. In the spring of 2012, Jake graduated Illinois Wesleyan University with a degree in Economics and Business Administration. During his time at Illinois Wesleyan, Jake served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Undergraduate Economic Review, and was the Vice President of his fraternity, Tau Kappa Epsilon
Matt Doiron is a University of Chicago graduate and has two years of buy side experience as an analyst.
David Woodburn is a freelance writer from Tucson, Arizona. He has nearly 20 years of professional writing experience in the media and as a media- and public-relations officer and consultant. Currently, he runs his own writing enterprise, producing many written compositions for various small businesses nationally - website content, blog posts, articles, advertising text and short stories as a ghost writer. He also spent some time as a financial advisor and has owned FINRA Series 6 and 63 securities licenses. He earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's in English, both from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.
Before graduating from Illinois State University with a B.Sc. in finance, Mike helped manage the university’s portfolio through the Educational Investment Fund program. Upon graduation, Mike spent some time working at a small cap buy side firm in Chicago, Illinois where he covered various industries and worked closely with portfolio managers. Mike is a value investing advocate who looks to show his readers stocks that have secure capital structure, favorable industry trends, and superior profitability. Outside of equity securities, Mike has experience in options and futures that he developed while working at the Chicago Board of Exchange.
Marshall Hargrave has spent the last four years running an investment advisory firm. His experience is comprised of security analysis, including equity research, and portfolio management. Marshall's experience also extends to hedge fund and private company investing. He is a CFA charter candidate and a registered investment adviser representative. Marshall has also founded several startups.
Brian is a graduate of Boston College with a B.Sc. in biology and philosophy, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa. To the investor's table, he brings diverse experiences in science, medicine, and publishing, along with several years managing his own portfolio. He has also served as Editor-in-chief of Elements, the undergraduate research journal of Boston College. Brian also enjoys classical piano and an occasional round of table tennis. This coming 2012-2013 school year, he will be working as a teaching assistant in the Faculty of Languages and Literatures at the Katholische Universität, Eichstätt--about an hour north of Munich. At the same time, Brian will be applying to grad school in the coming year, looking to focus on cognitive theory and philosophy of technology and mind.
Eric Winter has been involved in the capital markets for over nine years, trading and investing in retail, proprietary, and institutional capacities. Gleaning experience from his times on the NYSE floor and on Wall Street trading desks, Eric has invested on most time lines and across multiple asset classes. He currently follows hedge fund trends and methodologies to gain an edge in asset management and short-term trading opportunities.
Ms. Wang joined Insider Monkey in September, 2011. Prior to that, Ms. Wang did the Master of Finance program at MIT Sloan School of Management, during which Ms. Wang did several projects for financial companies. Together with five other MIT students, Ms. Wang designed an optimal portfolio hedged for high inflation and deflation for Convexity Capital Management. Ms. Wang also participated in analyzing the trading patterns of over 500 hedge funds for the prime broker group at Credit Suisse.
Renee Ann Butler is a freelance financial journalist, professional ghostwriter and occasional editor based in Maryland. She has written hundreds of published articles and blog posts on hedge funds, the financial markets, investing trends and company developments. Her articles have appeared on MSNBC, MarketWatch, the Motley Fool, The Street and Seeking Alpha, amongst others. Butler is a member of the National Press Club and the Society of Professional Journalists, and holds advanced degrees in business, financial management, psychology and sociology.
Currently based in New York City, Ms. Chu has experience in investment banking, financial planning, and portfolio management. She has worked at UBS, Ameriprise Financial, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Ms. Chu has a B.S. in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University.
Dan is a contributing writer to Insider Monkey. His first exposure to the stock market was listening to his mother tell the virtues of her company, Lucent Technology, and all the stock splits the company was going through in the late 1990s. After being assured by his mother that the stock would pay for college tuition, it promptly tanked from a high of $55 in July 2000 to $4.44 in July 2002. He graduated in 2003 from Northwestern University, and worked for a number of small businesses doing investment analysis. He graduated business school in 2011 from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business where was taught by his finance professors that picking stocks was a futile endeavor because markets were efficient. He has made it his goal on Insider Monkey to doing in-depth analysis for readers.Dan enjoys reading books, exercise, and the occasional golf round. He lives in Dallas, Texas.
Felix Salmon arrived in the United States in 1997 from England, where he worked at Euromoney magazine. He also wrote daily commentary on Latin American markets for the former news service Bridge News, freelanced for a variety of publications, helped set up the New York bureau of a financial website, and created the Economonitor blog for Roubini Global Economics. He has been blogging since 1999 and wrote the Market Movers blog for Portfolio.com. Felix currently blogs at Thomson Reuters (http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/). Salmon is a graduate of the University of Glasgow.
Greg is a private investor who has been investing, studying and writing about the the markets since 2006. Greg built several successful offline businesses including an Inc. 500 Company which he co-founded. Buffett stated, “I am a better investor because I am a businessman.” It is in that spirit that Greg brings his years of business experience to investing. Greg received his B.A. in philosophy Magna Cum Laude from the University of St. Thomas in Rome, Italy, and attended the MBA Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He also studied with Bruce Greenwald at the Value Investing Executive Education Course at Columbia University.
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