Chris Versace is a financial columnist and equity analyst with more than 20 years of experience in the investment industry.
After the next few days, the name Sandy will survive in the lexicon of the American language as one of the worst storms on record that battered the Eastern United States. No longer will Sandy be remembered mainly as an early Bruce Springsteen song, but rather as a storm that closed the federal government; forced the evacuation of lower Manhattan; shut down the New York Stock Exchange (NYX), the Nasdaq (NDAQ) and millions of other businesses; resulted in lost power at millions of homes and businesses from Virginia to Vermont; caused billions of dollars in damages — up to $20 billion, according to Kinetic Analysis Corp.; and cut into weekly paychecks for hourly wage employees.
Jim Woods has over 20 years of experience in the markets from working as a stockbroker,
financial journalist, and money manager. As well as a book author and regular contributor to
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Bob Carlson provides independent, objective research covering all the financial issues of retirement and retirement planning. In addition, Bob serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Fairfax County (VA) Employees’ Retirement System, which has over $2.8 billion in assets.
Jon Johnson's philosophy in investing and trading is to take what the market gives you regardless if that is to the upside or downside. For the past 21 years, Jon has helped thousands of clients gain success in the financial markets through his newsletters and education services: