Brad Briggs

Brad Briggs is the Executive Editor of StreetAuthority.com, 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, StreetAuthority.com. 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, Nasdaq.com 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

Warren Buffett is up to his old tricks again. Buffett’s holding company, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-B), is buying the railroad Burlington Northern (NYSE: BNI) in a savvy move that’s sure to bear fruit for years to come. But as StreetAuthority’s Andy Obermueller recently… Read More

Only 313 U.S. companies have increased sales every year for the past decade. These are companies that have improved every year since 1999 — growing through three presidents and two bear markets. Some of the biggest names that have pulled off this financial feat… Read More

Canadian royalty trusts (CanRoys), which typically own oil and natural gas wells, have provided investors with high yields for years. You see, these trusts avoid taxation at the corporate level provided they pay the bulk of their income to unitholders. The Canadian government created this incentive to encourage investment in… Read More

Brazil has been one of the best places for U.S. investors for a long time. During the past five years, the Bovespa Index, Sao Paulo’s premier index, has gained +167.0%, or +21.7% compounded annually. The… Read More

In the study of physics, momentum is the product of the mass and velocity of an object. That’s not a bad way to define the term when descrialink_72192ng a company’s earnings, either. When a company’s per-share earnings grow, it means revenue is growing… Read More

Most people think competition is good, and it usually is — for consumers. For established companies, however, the story is different. Companies that must face competition — which is very nearly all of them — must constantly worry about the quality of their goods or services, changes in consumer preferences,… Read More

Back in 1986, Halley’s Comet streaked through the sky, Bill Buckner broke the hearts of Red Sox fans in the World Series, and the U.S. government passed a landmark tax reform act. You may not remember that last event, but more than two decades later it still has a profound… Read More