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    Louis Basenese

    Co-Founder, Chief Investment Strategist, WSD Insider

    A former Wall Street consultant and analyst, Louis helped direct over $1 billion in institutional capital before founding Wall Street Daily where he serves as Chief Investment Strategist. In addition to being an expert on technology and small-cap stocks, Louis is also well versed in special situations, including Mergers & Acquisitions and spinoffs.

    Ever the contrarian, his investment philosophy can be summed up by the words of Humphrey B. Neill: “When everybody thinks alike, everyone is likely to be wrong.” Louis delights in challenging conventional Wall Street wisdom to unearth consistent double- and triple-digit winners. And for the last nine years, he’s done just that for readers who follow his recommendations.

    Louis has been featured on CNBC’s “Worldwide Exchange” and has appeared as a guest expert on several prominent financial radio shows. His commentary has been published in multiple online media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, Morningstar, MSN Money, The Street and AOL’s Blogging Stocks, among others. Louis is also a top-rated speaker at financial conferences throughout the United States. A New Jersey native, Louis earned his MBA with honors from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College.  

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    Robert Williams

    Co-Founder, Publisher, WSD Insider

    In addition to once being a full-time trader of equities and equity derivatives, Robert has also served as the lead financial analyst for a Forbes top-50 private corporation and an analyst for the endowment of a major academic institution.

    Robert has been profiled in such books as Trade With Passion and Purpose, Alexander Green’s The Secret of Shelter Island, and Karim Rahemtulla’s bestselling book, Where in the World Should I Invest?

    Robert is regarded as an authority in corporate finance, specifically in gauging the investment health of companies.  

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    Karim Rahemtulla

    Director of Energy and Resources, WSD Insider

    Author of the bestselling book, Where in the World Should I Invest?, Karim Rahemtulla has covered international markets and the global movements of money for over 20 years.

    With an expertise in emerging markets and energy he's regarded as one of the country's foremost resource and developing world analysts. Educated in England, Canada and the United States, Karim is fluent in several languages. His undergraduate studies were completed in Economics/Foreign Languages, and his graduate coursework was completed in Finance.

    Karim is also regarded as the country’s foremost innovator in options trading, with strategies ranging from income to aggressive speculation. On such merits, he travels the world regularly, seeking out the best investment opportunities, and is a featured speaker at more than a dozen frontline conferences, annually.

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    Lee Lowell

    Income Specialist, WSD Insider

    Lee Lowell is one of America’s leading options professionals. He spent six years in the options “trenches” as a market maker on the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) in New York City.

    Lee is also the author of the bestselling book Get Rich With Options: Four Winning Strategies Straight From the Exchange Floor and has written numerous articles for several financial publications such as Futures magazine and Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities.  

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    Jason Williams

    Senior Analyst, WSD Insider

    Jason Williams uses his expertise in technical and fundamental analysis to identify new and exciting opportunities across the global markets. He graduated with honors from the University of Baltimore, Merrick School of Business with a specialization in finance and economics. Jason is currently enrolled in the CFA program as a Level I candidate, and he’s working towards earning the CFA charter, the gold standard in investment practice.