Mark Skousen, Ph. D., is a professional economist, investment expert, university professor, and author of more than 25 books. He earned his Ph. D. in monetary economics at George Washington University in 1977. He currently holds the Benjamin Franklin Chair of Management at Grantham University. He has taught economics and finance at Columbia Business School, Columbia University, Barnard College, Mercy College and Rollins College. Dr. Skousen has been a consultant to IBM, Hutchinson Technology and other Fortune 500 companies.
Since 1980, Skousen has been editor-in-chief of Forecasts & Strategies, a popular, award-winning investment newsletter. He also is editor of three trading services, Skousen Hedge Fund Trader; Skousen High-Income Alert and Skousen Hot Commodities Alert. In 1995, he served as editor of the investment series, “Secrets of the Great Investors,” with Louis Rukeyser as narrator.
He is a former analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency, a columnist to Forbes magazine, and past president of the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) in New York. He has written articles for The Wall Street Journal, Liberty, Reason, Human Events, the Daily Caller, Christian Science Monitor and The Journal of Economic Perspectives. He has appeared on ABC News, CNBC Power Lunch, CNN, Fox News and C-SPAN Book TV. He has also been a regular contributor to Larry Kudlow & Co. on CNBC.
MarkSkousen.com - a former CIA economist with a Ph.D. in economics, spots trends in the market.
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