Bob Carlson is editor of the monthly newsletter, Retirement Watch, and the free weekly e-letter, Retirement Watch Weekly. In these issues, he provides independent, objective research covering all the financial issues of retirement and retirement planning. Carlson is also Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Fairfax County Employees’ Retirement System, which has over $2.8 billion in assets, and has served on the board since 1992. He was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Virginia Retirement System, which oversaw $42 billion in assets, from 2001-2005.
Mike Turner, editor of both Signal Investor and Quick Hit Trader, and founder of TurnerTrends Tools, made the decision to fire his brokers and financial advisors and do it himself back in 1998. Mike took his three decades of running advanced software development companies and applied that technical knowledge to the design and development of an entirely new stock analysis system.
His financial, mathematical, computer science, and engineering background serve as the foundation for his disciplined rules-based approach to trading. Mike’s methodology and software systems are used to scan the universe of stocks and ETFs to find the highest scoring equities that have the greatest probability of success.
Dr. Mark Skousen is part of the Eagle Financial Publications group of financial advisors. He is a nationally-known investment expert, professional economist, university professor, and author of more than 20 books, including his most recent book, Investing in One Lesson. Since 1980, he has been the editor in chief of the award-winning Forecasts & Strategies. He is also the editor of four weekly trading advisory services: 1600 Alert, Five-Star Trader, High-Income Alert, and Fast Money Alert. He is the producer of FreedomFest, an annual gathering of individualists. Dr. Skousen was a former economic analyst to the CIA. See below to learn more about Mark’s Investment Strategies.
Nicholas Vardy is part of the Eagle Financial Publications group of financial advisors. He is best known as “The Global Guru” for his expertise in international investing. Nicholas uses his unique background and his high-profile contacts to provide you with an insider’s view and profitable investment opportunities on global markets. He is the editor of four publications: The Global Guru, Smart Money Masters, Momentum Trader Alert and Alpha Algorithm.
Jim Woods is a veteran of the markets with over two decades of experience. He’s worked as a broker, hedge fund trader, financial writer, author, and newsletter editor. Jim’s currently the editor of Successful ETF Investing and Weekly ETF Report. In the five-year period from 2009-2014, the independent firm TipRanks ranked him the No. 4 financial blogger in the world (out of more than 9,000). Also during that period, he racked up a win rate of 75%, with average returns of over 16% per recommendation!