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Bestselling author of The Neatest Little Guide to Stock Market Investing, The 3% Signal, and six other financial books.

The Kelly Letter rebalances to a growth target every quarter—no forecasting. This automated system beat the S&P 500 both ... more


A Permabear Strikes Back
I don’t see the market in the traditional bull/bear terms, and think that the framework does a disservice to investors. The stock market merely fluctuates, and my system is indifferent as to where we are in the fluctuation.
Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund Is No Panacea
I wrote in last Sunday’s Kelly Letter about a closed-end fund called Cornerstone Strategic Value. It’s one of many securities I’m auditioning to play a part in an Income Sig strategy for retirement.
Tech Is Rested And Ready
Since March 20, 2020, the Nasdaq 100 has risen 95% compared with 82% for the S&P 500. Year-to-date, however, they switched leadership positions.
Yes, You Can Retire On $1M
With enough income generated and reinvested, your retirement stash could avoid a steady decrease from withdrawals, providing you with peace of mind for the duration.
The Oil Trade Is No Longer A Slam Dunk
Oil is back to a normal price range, as the world economy reopens slowly, not in a rush that might overwhelm reduced production capabilities. OPEC and others look ready for gradually rising demand—such as it will be—if not a surprise demand surge.
Small Caps Dominate Post-Vaccine Market
Whether because of inflation expectations, reopening hopes, or something else, small caps have dominated the post-vaccine market.


Latest Comments
Yes, You Can Retire On $1M
4 months ago

I agree, George. It was meant as an example to show that plenty of yield is available. I appreciate your interest in the Income Sig plan. I'm still working on it.

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Yes, You Can Retire On $1M
5 months ago


I focus on nest egg creation and management, but agree with you that a side business can be good for the bank account as well as body and soul.

Thank you for the comment.

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Work Experience

The Kelly Letter
January 1998 - Present (24 years 2 months)

In this weekly e-mail newsletter, Jason reports on financial markets, manages portfolio positions, watches for buying opportunities, and provides industry insights. The typical subscriber is an individual investor between 20 and 50 years of age. The subscription fee is $19.97 per month.

Penguin Group USA
1995 - Present (27 years 2 months)

Jason has published all of his "Neatest Little Guide"​ books and "The 3% Signal"​ with Plume, and has enjoyed working with the imprint's excellent staff for nearly two decades. Here's to new editions and fresh titles on the way!

Financial Writer
The Vanguard Group
June 1997 - June 1998 (1 year 1 month)

At the Valley Forge, PA site. Designed and wrote a series of educational investment booklets. Worked under tight deadlines with a large team that made frequent changes to material and objectives.


University of Colorado at Boulder
1989 / 1993