Sprott Money Writers
Larisa Sprott, M.Sc, joined Sprott Money in December 2009 in the role of President. Larisa has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry having worked at Sprott Securities Inc. (now Cormark Securities), first in their Vancouver office as an office administrator, followed by roles in both research and corporate finance at their head office in Toronto. Larisa then worked at Sprott Asset Management for five years, in the capacity of client services, sales and marketing.
She has been an Investment Advisor working with high net worth client accounts, and currently serves on the board of the Sprott Foundation and Trigon Metals.
Peter Diekmeyer has been a business writer/editor with publications such as Sprott Money News, the National Post and Canadian Defence Review and Jane's Defence for nearly three decades. He has studied in MBA, CA and Law programs but dropped out of all three after failing to convince the academics that they were wrong about everything. Diekmeyer has interviewed more than 200 CEOs and filed reports from dozens of countries.
His most terrifying moment came when he spoke to central bank economists for the first time and realized that (unlike politicians) they actually believed their own analysis and forecasts. He has been a regular contributor to the Sprott Money blog since 2015.
Insights from Peter
As a regular content contributor and our Ask The Expert and Weekly Wrap Up interviewer, Craig Hemke began his career in financial services in 1990 after receiving a B.S. degree in economics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Within the securities industry, he held FINRA Series 7, 63 and 65 licenses until he "retired" in 2008 to focus upon family and entrepreneurial opportunities.
Since 2010, he has been the editor and publisher of the TF Metals Report found at TFMetalsReport.com. TFMR is a vibrant online community of precious metal investors where Craig offers daily analysis and podcasts that focus upon the global economy, monetary policy and the precious metals.
Insights from Craig
Nathan McDonald is a libertarian, entrepreneur and precious metals enthusiast. He has always taken a keen interest in free markets and economics since an early age, which naturally led him to become a true believer in precious metals and all that they stand for.
Nathan served eight years in the Royal Canadian Navy as an electronics technician, seeing the true state of the world, before starting his first successful business. He has since gone on to create a number of businesses, all of which are still in operation and growing.
In addition to this, Nathan runs a network of successful precious metals blogs, and a growing newsletter that has attracted readers from all around the world. He is a regular and highlighted writer for the highly respected Sprott Money Blog, which covers world events, geopolitics and of course precious metals.
Insights from Nathan
David Brady has worked for major banks and corporate multinationals in Europe and the U.S. He has close to thirty years of experience managing multi-billion dollar portfolios including foreign currency, cash, bonds, equities, and commodities. David is also a CFA charter holder since 2004.
Using his extensive experience, he developed his own process utilizing multiple tools such as fundamental analysis, inter-market analysis, positioning, Elliott Wave Theory, sentiment, classical technical analysis, and trends. This approach has improved his forecasting capability, especially when they all point in the same direction.
His track record in forecasting Gold and Silver prices since has made him one of the top analysts in the precious metals sector, widely followed on Twitter and a regular contributor to the Sprott Money Blog.
Chris Vermeulen is the founder of TheTechnicalTraders.com and an internationally recognized technical analyst, trader, and author of the book: Technical Trading Mastery. After making $1.9 million from the financial markets during the 2008 crash, Chris semi-retired to focus on developing trading strategies that incorporate technical analysis, position sizing, and risk management to boost performance while reducing portfolio risk. TheTechnicalTraders.com provides this analysis, education and trade alerts to their thousands of free and paid subscribers in over 40 countries throughout the world.
Eric Sprott says about Chris, "He's a great guy to listen to. If I had not picked up on what he was saying (about silver last year), I would not have been as aggressive as I could have been. He set me on the path."
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