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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EC How The Passive Investing Mania Undermined Its Most Basic Assumption
Extremely inefficient markets, sometimes called bubbles, are not something you really wish to tie your fortunes to.
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Gold On The Verge Of Greatness
From a fundamental standpoint, gold has perhaps never been cheaper relative to financial assets than it is today. In other words, once it does break out there is plenty of potential to the upside.
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Why The Fed’s Recent Stock Market Warning Is More Ominous Than Ever Before
The Fed is now removing liquidity and has been for some time. Furthermore, changes in monetary policy through interest rates today create, “stronger effects on the macroeconomy than previously understood.”
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Jack Bogle’s 4% Annual Return Forecast For Stocks Could Prove To Be Heroically Optimistic
Jack Bogle believes the stock market will return only 4% annually over the next decade.” But I think there’s good reason to believe even that meager return could prove to be heroically optimistic.
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3 Charts That Show Stock Market Euphoria Is Totally Unprecedented
With as much money as they are now pouring into the equity markets, investors might do well to remember that bull markets aren’t born on euphoria.
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3 Charts That Show Stock Market Valuations Are Totally Unprecedented
Last week I updated the Warren Buffett yardstick, market cap-to-GNP. The only time it was ever higher than it is today was for a few months at the top of the dotcom mania.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AAPL Apple Inc.
AGG iShares Lehman Aggregate Bond Fund
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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Publisher
The Felder Report
May 2005 - Present (12 years 2 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 (17 years 4 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.