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» The 1998 bond market meltdown, which forced the Federal Reserve to step in and help bail out Long Term Capital Management.
» The great surge in interest rates of the late 1990s … and the colossal collapse that began in 2001.
» The biggest housing bubble in modern U.S. history, aided and abetted by some of the most reckless mortgage lending ever.
Mike got his start tracking the financial markets at Bloomberg News … More >>
John Ross Crooks, III
John Ross Crooks specializes in trading both currencies and commodities, and is currently the editor of Weiss Research’s Master Trader, where he recommends strategic exchange-traded fund option plays to take advantage of pops and drops in global trends, right here on U.S. exchanges. JR is also the co-editor of Weiss Research’s World Currency Trader.
In addition to managing real-world investment portfolios, JR has spent most of the last decade analyzing and writing about global macroeconomic events.
Before joining his father, Jack … More >>
Tom Essaye began his financial services career at Merrill Lynch’s Corporate and Investment Banking group. During that time he worked on the junk bond, syndicated loan, and domestic equity trading desks. Then Tom joined the firm’s U.S. Listed Equity desk, where he traded equities for clients on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. While on the floor Tom managed multi-million dollar equity trades from some of the world’s largest hedge and mutual funds.
When Tom recognized a unique fundamental investment opportunity in the natural resource markets, he co-founded a natural resource and … More >>