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George Soros Investor Spotlight

George Soros Investor Spotlight

About George Soros George Soros is one of the most successful speculators and financiers in modern history. Over his more than 60-year career, Soros earned an estimated $40 billion – and then gave away the majority of it to charities and political causes. Soros’ early...

David Gardner Investor Spotlight

David Gardner Investor Spotlight

About David Gardner David Gardner is best known as one of the three founders of The Motley Fool, an investment advice platform that has consistently beaten the market for more than 25 years. Gardner was introduced to investing at a young age by his father, who owned a...

Bill Ackman Investor Spotlight

Bill Ackman Investor Spotlight

About Bill Ackman William (‘Bill’) Ackman is the founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management and a widely feared activist investor. Ackman, through Pershing Square and a prior hedge fund, has earned a net worth of more than $2 billion. Ackman was well-poised...

Paul Mampily Investor Spotlight

Paul Mampily Investor Spotlight

About Paul Mampily Unlike a lot of famous US investors, Paul Mampily wasn’t born in the US. Mampily was originally from India, but immigrated to the US as a young adult after his father made money working in the booming city of Dubai. Mampily ended up at Fordham...

Porter Stansberry Investor Spotlight

Porter Stansberry Investor Spotlight

About Porter Stansberry Porter Stansberry is the founder and owner of Stansberry Research, which publishes the popular Stansberry’s Investment Advisory newsletter. Stansberry’s interest in finance began when he was in college at the University of Florida, and he...

Ray Dalio Investor Spotlight

Ray Dalio Investor Spotlight

About Ray Dalio Ray Dalio is the founder of Bridgewater Associates, the largest hedge fund in the world. Over 42 years at the head of Bridgewater, Dalio amassed an estimated net worth of $18.7 billion and has become the 79th wealthiest person in the world. Dalio came...

Timothy Sykes Trader Spotlight

Timothy Sykes Trader Spotlight

About Timothy Sykes Timothy Sykes isn’t the wealthiest investor in the world, but he is one of the most well-known. Sykes turned $12,000 in Bar Mitzvah money into several million dollars by day trading penny stocks during college at Tulane University. By the time he...

William O’Neil Investor Spotlight

William O’Neil Investor Spotlight

About William O’Neil William O’Neil is an extremely successful American investor and one of the first investors to rely on computers for stock research and analysis. O’Neil is now best known for founding the Investor’s Business Daily news and research site, which...

Jim Cramer Investor Spotlight

Jim Cramer Investor Spotlight

About Jim Cramer Jim Cramer is an investor best known as the host of CNBC’s Mad Money television show, in which he offers stock picks and advice on trending companies.  Cramer got involved with stock investing at a young age – by some accounts, as early as elementary...

Trading Using Pivot Points

Trading Using Pivot Points

Pivot points are a system of support and resistance lines that can be calculated based on the previous day’s trading action. Pivot points are commonly used by day traders since they identify potential levels for long or short trades as well as limit and stop orders....