Brad Briggs

Brad Briggs is the Executive Editor of, StreetAuthority Insider. As Executive Editor, Brad manages the team of writers and editors responsible for our two free newsletters, StreetAuthority Daily and Dividend Opportunities as well as all of the free articles on our website, He is also the managing editor and a regular contributor for StreetAuthority's subscriber-only newsletter, StreetAuthority Insider. Brad joined StreetAuthority in 2008 and has used his journalism training to research and identify opportunities for investors ranging from energy to deep value to momentum plays. Dozens of his articles have been featured on Yahoo Finance, and MSN Money, among others.  Brad combines his years of experience in the financial industry along with a deep study of behavioral economics and investor psychology to stress the importance of minimizing the role of emotion in trading. Brad is a graduate of Baylor University and has received numerous individual and staff awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association and the Houston Press Club. When not tracking the markets, Brad also enjoys traveling the world.

Analyst Articles

If you haven’t heard about the “North Dakota phenomenon” yet, you will soon. The state is quickly becoming known as a modern-day version of California during the gold rush. People are flocking to the state, seeking their fortune (or at least a decent-paying job), and formerly sleepy farming towns are… Read More

It’s been a roller-coaster year for stocks, but one that will ultimately end well. Barring any unforeseen events, the S&P 500 will end the year with a gain of about 15.0%. This year brought with it a myriad of opportunities for profits and losses, from the commodities boom and M&A… Read More