Founder and Publisher
In addition to once being a full-time trader of equities and equity derivatives, Robert has also served as the lead financial analyst for a Forbes top-50 private corporation and as an analyst for an institution whose endowment is among the largest in the world. Robert has been profiled in such books as Trade with Passion and Purpose and Alexander Green’s The Secret of Shelter Island. He’s also featured in Karim Rahemtulla’s bestselling book, Where in the World Should I Invest?Robert is regarded as an authority in corporate finance, specifically in gauging the investment health of companies.
Chief Options Analyst
Lee Lowell is one of America’s leading options professionals. He spent six years in the options “trenches” as a market maker on the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) in New York City.Lee is also the author of the bestselling book, Get Rich with Options: Four Winning Strategies Straight From The Exchange Floor. He has written numerous articles for several financial publications, such as Futures magazine and Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities.
Alan Gula, CFA
Chief Income Analyst
As Wall Street Daily’s Chief Income Analyst, Alan is continually and fervently analyzing the financial markets. He draws upon a wide range of finance experience, including investment banking, research and trading. Alan is highly regarded for his work in the industry. Before joining the team at Wall Street Daily, he held positions at Bright Trading, Barclays Capital and Goldman Sachs. Alan became a CFA charterholder in 2011, and he earned his MBA from New York University and an undergraduate degree with honors from Villanova University.
Chief Technology Analyst
A former Wall Street consultant, Louis Basenese helped direct over $1 billion in institutional capital before co-founding Wall Street Daily, where he now serves as Chief Technology Analyst. Louis’ track record at Wall Street Daily is highlighted by an endless series of double- and triple-digit winners for subscribers. Distinguished for an unmatched ability to spot profit opportunities early, it’s no wonder Louis is a frequent guest on CNBC. Louis is also the Founder and Chief Analyst at Disruptive Tech Research – an independent equity research firm, focusing exclusively on disruptive technology investments. Ever the contrarian, Louis’ investment philosophy can be summed up by the words of Humphrey B. Neill: “When everybody thinks alike, everyone is likely to be wrong.”
Greg Miller has spent over 20 years in the financial industry as an institutional investor, working up from analyst to portfolio manager, where he was responsible for over $400-million worth of assets in mutual funds and private accounts. He’s helped finance some of America’s biggest and most successful companies, such as Qwest Communications (now CenturyLink), plus some of the largest LBOs of all time, like Energy Future Holdings and First Data. His high-level positions also gave him a front-row seat to some of the greatest meltdowns in financial history – Enron, WorldCom, and General Motors. And his rich background has given him incredible insights into the inner workings of “the Street” – and how to identify the movers and shakers within it.
Global Markets Analyst
For 27 years, Martin Hutchinson was an international merchant banker in London, New York, and Zagreb. He ran derivatives platforms for two European banks before serving as director of a Spanish venture capital company, advisor to the Korean company Sunkyong, and chairman of a U.S. modular building company. In Zagreb, he established the Croatian debt capital markets, set up the corporate finance operations of Privredna Banka Zagreb, and arranged for the monetization of 800,000 frozen Macedonian foreign currency savings accounts.
Serving as Wall Street Daily’s Senior Analyst, Jonathan has helped develop successful products that earned readers triple-digit gains. With a focus in options trading, he has worked alongside the brightest minds in the financial industry to uncover timely and profitable investment opportunities. Before joining WSD, Jonathan spent nearly a decade in retail management and client relations with Fortune 500 companies. He earned a Bachelor of Arts with honors from Old Dominion University.
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.
Martin boasts a wealth of experience in the financial publishing industry. Over the past 15 years, he’s worked as an investment analyst, senior correspondent, and managing editor for many stock and options newsletters, e-letters and websites, covering a wide range of sectors, industries, and companies. A native of Southampton, England, he’s an honors graduate of Brunel University in London.
Former Wall Street Daily Managing Editor Samantha Solomon is taking a year-long sabbatical to work at a meditation retreat center in the Green Mountains of Vermont. In her weekly column “Young & Prudent,” Samantha examines the 21st century economy from a millennial’s perspective. In it she shares her thoughts and experiences as she adjusts to a significant lifestyle change, with an emphasis on budget priorities, long-term financial planning even with reduced income, and balancing the “spiritual” and the “practical.” Samantha has been writing professionally since 2008, particularly in the areas of finance and energy. She earned her Masters in Writing from The Johns Hopkins University.
Chris is dedicated to bringing the best financial research to his readers every day and, ultimately, helping people achieve early retirement. He cut his teeth at a top-10 national accounting firm before joining Wall Street Daily, where he spends his days hard at work analyzing the financial markets. Previously, he earned his Master’s from Towson University in 2011.
Tim Maverick boasts decades of experience in the investment world. He spent 20 years at a major brokerage firm as a trading supervisor and broker working directly with clients. He also wrote the daily market update for the firm’s Mid-Atlantic Region. Tim has been writing for financial publications for the past 10 years. Before joining Wall Street Daily, he wrote for Tim Seymour’s (CNBC) Emerging Money, Tom Lydon’s ETF Trends, Commodity HQ, Money Morning, Investment U, and Wyatt Investment Research. With Tim’s experience working with retail investors, he’s particularly adept at helping everyday investors understand the financial markets. Follow Tim on twitter @TimMaverickWSD.
Shelley Goldberg is a macroeconomic strategist, trader, and investment advisor for multi-asset top-down portfolio managers. She has served in the capital markets on both the sell and buy side for over 25 years, with sector expertise in global resources, commodities and infrastructure, and environmental sustainability. Shelley has served as a hedge fund manager for her own fund – G3 Capital Partners, LLC – and a fund-of funds manager for Union Bancaire Priveé, a Swiss private bank. She has also served as a trading and investment strategist for Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP, a multi-billion-dollar hedge fund manager, and for Roubini Global Economics.
Carl T. Delfeld
Carl Delfeld is a Managing Partner with Chartwell Partners and the Publisher of the Asia Tactical Portfolio. He was a diplomat, Republican strategist, investment banker, venture capitalist, U.S. Treasury consultant, and Forbes Asia columnist.