Independent Investment Manager and Publisher
Location: P.O. Box 790, Bend, OR, United States
Phone: 541-389-3345
Contributor's Links: The Felder Report

Jesse has been managing money for over 20 years. He began his professional career at Bear, Stearns & Co. and later co-founded a multi-billion-dollar hedge fund firm headquartered in Santa Monica, California. Today he works with a select group of clients at Felder & Company, LLC in Bend, ... more

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What’s Behind The Rapid Plunge In The ‘Smart Money Index’?
Much has been made of the plunge in the Smart Money Index this year and for good reason. In the past, major downturns in the index like we are witnessing today have proved to be a prelude to major downturns in stock prices.
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Buffett Thinks Bonds Are A ‘Terrible Investment’ But, According To His Own Methods, Stocks Look Even Worse
The real yield on the long bond is essentially zero right now and if inflation picks up over the next three decades, as Buffett expects it to, it will quickly go negative.
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BANG: Why The Gold Miners Could Soon Make FANG Look Tame
BANG is currently cheaper today than it was in the early 2000’s at the end of the last major gold bear market when the price of the precious metal was fully $1,000 per ounce cheaper than it is today.
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How The Flattening Yield Curve Could Lead To A Bear Market For Stocks
A flattening yield curve, especially when it comes by way of rapidly rising short term interest rates as it does now, creates a one-two punch for risk assets.
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The U.S. Stock Market’s Impressive Outperformance May Be Coming To An End
Since putting in a major bottom in 2009, the U.S. equity market has dramatically outperformed the rest of the world.
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Why We May Be Headed For Another 'Minsky Moment'
Currently, we face the greatest percentage of "Ponzi units" in at least 20 years.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AAPL Apple Inc.
AGG iShares Trust - iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF
DD E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont)
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average
GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
PFE Pfizer Inc.
QQQ PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1
SDS ProShares UltraShort S&P500
SPY SPDR S&P 500
T AT&T Inc.
TBT ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Year Treasury ETF
TLT iShares Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund
TWM ProShares UltraShort Russell2000
UUP PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund
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Work Experience

Publisher
The Felder Report
May 2005 - Present (13 years 5 months)
Started in 2005, The Felder Report is a collection of Jesse's contrarian thoughts and opinions related to the capital markets and more. It is intended to educate and inform investors, from novice to professional. The Felder Report Premium is published weekly. Subscription rates are $250 per year or $25 per month.
Founder
Felder & Company, LLC
March 2000 - Present (18 years 8 months)
Felder & Company, LLC was founded by Jesse Felder in 2000 with a clear vision of creating an 'extended family office,' an exclusive client base whose best interests are of paramount importance to the firm. At Felder & Company we understand that our overriding purpose is to manage the portfolios in our care with two prerogatives: protection of principal and long-term growth. Our investment philosophy is firmly grounded in traditional “value investing,” derived from the school of Benjamin Graham
Co-Founder, Vice President & Head Trader
Aletheia Research & Management, Inc.
November 1997 - March 2000 (2 years 5 months)
Assistant Portfolio Manager
Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc.
January 1997 - November 1997 (11 months)

Education

University of San Diego
Bachelor of Arts
1992 / 1996
Literature

Publications

Fire Wall Street: Empower Yourself and Become Your Own Financial Adviser
Jesse Felder
CreateSpace
03/01/2012
Have you ever wondered why you own the investments in your retirement account? Or what they even really are? Or if you're really getting what you're paying for from your financial adviser? This simple guide explains why the vast majority of individual investors would do far better to fire their financial advisers and details precisely how simple it is for anyone to take control of their financial future.
The Felder Report - Taking The Financial Road Less Traveled
Jesse Felder
Jesse Felder
Started in 2005, The Felder Report is a collection of Jesse Felder’s contrarian thoughts and opinions related to the capital markets and more intended to educate and inform investors, from novice to professional.