Brad Briggs is the Editorial Director of StreetAuthority. A veteran of the financial publishing industry, Brad manages the team of writers and editors responsible for our premium newsletters, free newsletters, and website. He formerly co-wrote our Maximum Profit premium newsletter, and is also the managing editor for StreetAuthority's premium subscribers-only newsletter, StreetAuthority Insider.
Brad bought his first stock in high school and has been hooked ever since. After graduating early from college, success in the market enabled him to pay off his student loans and buy his first house. Brad believes that successful investing doesn't have to be complicated, and that anyone can achieve financial independence no matter their background. Case in point: One of his proudest investing accomplishments is buying and holding on to Apple since 2014.
As Editorial Director, Brad makes it his mission to demystify the world of investing for a wide audience. His writing has been featured in outlets like Yahoo Finance, Nasdaq.com, and MSN Money, among others.
When he's not following the market, Brad spends his time powerlifting and tending to cattle near his home in Texas.
As anticipated, the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates by 75 basis points today. It was the fourth straight hike as the central bank continues to try to rein in stubbornly high inflation. None of this was a surprise. As mentioned previously, the market wanted to know today whether there… Read More
We’re at the midpoint of earnings season. And to say that it’s been volatile would be an...
We’re at the midpoint of earnings season. And to say that it’s been volatile would be an understatement. Here's what's going on... Read More
To say that this earnings season has been volatile would be an understatement. This week, Facebook parent company Meta Platforms (Nasdaq: META) stunned the market. The social media giant (and metaverse hopeful) announced earnings Wednesday, and the results weren’t good. Not one bit. Operating income fell 46% last quarter, and… Read More
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If you spend a lot of time online, you realize that one of the keys to winning an audience is having “hot takes.” It makes sense… If you’re not shouting something controversial from the rooftops, you’ll get lost in a sea of other voices. But when it comes to successful… Read More
Much of what we're told about successful investing is just noise. But here are three practical tips...
Much of what we're told about successful investing is just noise. But here are three practical tips that go against the grain.... Read More
Let’s face it: Much of what we’re told about investing (at least by the mainstream financial media) is just noise. It’s useless or unhelpful at best and downright harmful at worst. Most novice investors are taught overly simplistic concepts like “buy low, sell high” or “buy and hold.” Sometimes, they… Read More
You’ve probably seen the news by now. And if you’ve been following along with us for a while, it shouldn’t come as any big shock. Inflation remains persistently high. Yesterday, the The Labor Department released its consumer price index (CPI) reading for September. Overall CPI rose 0.4% from August and… Read More
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Want to skim money from Wall Street speculators? There's a perfectly legal way to do it, safely and consistently. Here's how... Read More
You may be surprised to hear this, but the big Wall Street firms don’t make most of their money from the stock market. When most people think of big trading firms and brokerage houses, they think of the stock market. And rightly so… ever since the New York Stock Exchange… Read More