About the Author
Bill Staton, CFA, (Charlotte, NC) began his investment career as an analyst with Interstate Securities in 1971. By age 31, he was already a millionaire investor and one of the financial industry's star performers with a knack for beating the market year after year. In 1986, Bill founded The Staton Institute, helping thousands increase their wealth with a commonsense approach to investing. A frequent speaker on investing and economic issues, Bill has been profiled or quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, New York Times, U.S. News and World Report, Barron's, Business Week, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and Money magazine. He is the coauthor of five books on investing, including coauthor of Worry-Free Family Finances with his wife Mary and The Statons' E-Money Digest Newsletter for investors. He has an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of Business.
Jeffrey A. Hirsch (Nyack, NY) is Editor-in-Chief of the perennially popular Stock Trader's Almanac, Commodity Trader's Almanac, and Almanac Investor newsletter.