To find out more about the men and women who bring you the real investments stories behind the news each week, browse this list of Markets & Money editors and contributors. You’ll soon discover they have a range of experience to help you find the great opportunities in shares, real estate and a host of other markets. We’re confident they’ll broaden and deepen your understanding of the financial world you invest in too…and point out the the holes in common knowledge and world events you may not have seen before…

We will warn you of one thing, though, dear reader. The one thing you won’t find at Markets and Money is consensus. All of our editors are free to think for themselves and under no obligation to agree with anyone else. We have no party line, no advertisers to please, and no agenda to push. Our only aim is to bring you the best analysis and ideas the editors can find to make you smarter, richer and more successful. YOU can decide whose analysis you believe.

Leading the charge is our founder, Bill Bonner. A man of many talents, his entrepreneurial savvy, unique writings, philanthropic undertakings, and preservationist activities have all been recognised and awarded by some of America’s most respected authorities. Since 1999, Bill has been a daily contributor and the driving force behind Markets & Money.

If you’d like to get to know the rest of the team, click on the corresponding link below to their individual bio page.

Here’s to a prosperous future!

Bill Bonner

Since founding Agora Inc. in 1979, Bill Bonner has found success and garnered camaraderie in numerous communities and industries. A man of many talents, his entrepreneurial savvy, unique writings, philanthropic undertakings, and preservationist activities have all been recognized and awarded by some of America’s most respected authorities. Along with Addison Wiggin, his friend and colleague, Bill has written two New York Times best-selling books, Financial Reckoning Day and Empire of Debt. Both works have been critically acclaimed internationally. With political journalist Lila Rajiva, he wrote his third New York Times best-selling book, Mobs, Messiahs and Markets, which offers concrete advice on how to avoid the public spectacle of modern finance. Since 1999, Bill has been a daily contributor and the driving force behind Markets and Money.

Selva Freigedo

Selva Freigedo is an analyst with a background in financial economics. Born and raised in Argentina, she has also lived in Brazil, the US and Spain. She has seen economic troubles firsthand, from economic booms to collapses and the effects of hyperinflation, high unemployment, deposit freezes and debt default.

Selva now writes from her vantage point here in Australia. She is lead Editor at the daily e-letter Markets & Money. And every week, she goes through each report and research note produced by our global network of trusted advisors to find, in her opinion, the best investment opportunities for you in Australia and overseas. She packages these opportunities for you in Global Investor.

Vern Gowdie

Vern Gowdie has been involved in financial planning since 1986.

In 1999, Personal Investor magazine ranked Vern as one of Australia’s Top 50 financial planners.

His previous firm, Gowdie Financial Planning was recognised in 2004, 2005, 2006 & 2007, by Independent Financial Adviser (IFA) magazine as one of the top five financial planning firms in Australia.

He has been writing his 'Big Picture' column for regional newspapers since 2005 and has been a commentator on financial matters for Prime Radio talkback.

His contrarian views often place him at odds with the financial planning profession.

Vern is is Founder and Chairman of the Gowdie Family Wealth advisory service, a monthly newsletter with a clear aim: to help you build and protect wealth for future generations of your family. He is also editor of The Gowdie Letter, which aims to help you protect and grow your wealth during the great credit contraction.

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Terence Duffy

Terence Duffy is an analyst and chartist, specialising in researching economic trends and cycles.  His primary focus is housing and land affordability. But you can also depend on him to offer his unique analysis of stock market charts. As Terence will show you, the charts often forecast, well in advance, the good or bad news to come — which he details in Cycles, Trends and Forecasts.

Contributing Editors

Along with our regular line-up of feature editors, Markets and Money has a global network of contributors who bring you the latest in investment trends, profitable ideas and alternative ways of thinking. We doubt you’ll find a longer, better or more diversified list of experience and know-how in the finance industry. From fund managers and traders to investment editors and industry insiders, each brings you professional and critical perspective on markets, business and politics.

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