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Our diverse staff has over 65 years of experience analyzing stocks, industry sectors, and economics. It is our goal to provide you with pertinent, useful information on a daily basis. We believe the stocks we cover represent a sector of the equity markets that often goes ignored. Your comments and suggestions are valued. We encourage you to contact us with any ideas that may help us improve.


Marcus Anderson: Marcus is the editor of He received an MSc in Financial markets in 1996 and has worked for commodities brokerages, investment banks, mutual funds, and broker-dealers in Chicago, Washington D.C., and London. He now consults with pension funds and writes about small companies that don’t get covered by the mainstream financial press. In his spare time Marcus can be found on the Texas coast fishing with his two kids.


Artemis Blanche: Artemis grew up in Boston, MA. After college she was recruited by a leading mutual fund family to work as an equity analyst. In this role,  emerging companies became her specialty. Wanting to live a slower-paced life and raise a family, she left corporate America and began writing, under a pseudonym, about small companies for a variety of financial news outlets. Artemis now devotes her time to raising her twins, her horses, and consulting to mutual funds.


Jack Thompson: Jack is originally from Scotland and arrived in the USA 20 years ago to study chemistry. His studies led him to a job with a Fortune 500 company and then to a stint as an analyst for a private equity firm. After the 2008 meltdown, Jack returned to Scotland where he works full-time as an analyst and travel writer.


Jane Gardner: Jane started her Wall St career out of graduate school, working for a mid-size investment bank as a commodities analyst. After several years working with global mining firms, she began her own investment relations business and sold it in 2007. Jane is now retired and lives in New England but enjoys researching new companies and trends.


Liam Walker: Liam is a retired civil engineer with degrees in engineering, art, and economics. Liam retired from his civil engineering career in 2005 and is now living in the mountains of Montana. He keeps busy by tying flies for fisherman and investigating small companies with outsized growth potential.


Mario Gonazles: Mario grew up in Phoenix, AZ and attended college on a fencing scholarship. After college he went to work in Chicago for a nationally recognized securities analysis firm. After twelve years, Mario went back to school and learned a variety of coding languages. For the next several years he specialized in writing code for high-frequency traders but still likes to write about stocks in his spare time.


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