Editorial Director David Dittman is an investment newsletter professional with more than 10 years' experience at staff, management, and strategic levels. Before joining Wall Street Daily he was Chief Investment Strategist for Utility Forecaster, Canadian Edge, and Australian Edge. David, who was present at the creation of several highly successful newsletters, founded and wrote the noted e-letter Maple Leaf Memo. A former managing editor of Personal Finance, David has written extensively about a number of sectors and industries and a multitude of publicly traded companies. His contributions also include commentary on geopolitics and macroeconomics. He is co-author of The Rise of the State: Profitable Investing and Geopolitics in the 21st Century and edited The Silk Road to Riches: How You Can Profit by Investing in Asia's Newfound Prosperity. A reformed lawyer and ex-stock broker, David earned a BA from the University of California, San Diego, and a JD from the Villanova University School of Law.
Donald Trump ran a campaign on hyperbole and vagueness. Now as he prepares to take office, we take a closer look at his contradictory statements on science to make sense of the future of our favored industries.
It’s easy to dismiss celebrities and politicians as having hidden agendas. On the other hand, scientists that uncover cold, hard facts, deserve our respect for their endeavors. But respect is not worship.