Research Director at Advisor Perspectives
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Jill has been working with Advisor Perspectives since 2012 and in 2015 joined the dshort team as Research Director. She considers herself a Gen X’er and has a background in mathematics and science. She holds a Master of Science in Physical Science with a concentration in physics and ... more


COVID-19, The Markets, And The Economy - Saturday, March 28
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are now in a bear market and the longest bull market in history is over.
The Big Four Economic Indicators: Real Personal Income In February 2020
Personal Income (excluding Transfer Receipts) in February rose 0.61% and is up 3.7% year-over-year.
Michigan Consumer Sentiment: March Final Drops
The March final came in at 89.1. had forecast 90.0.
S&P 500 Snapshot: Down After Days Of Gains
The S&P 500 was down 3.37% today after three consecutive days of gains. The index is up 10% since last Friday and is down 21.34% YTD.
ECRI Weekly Leading Index Update: WLIg Lowest Since Recession
This morning's release of the publicly available data from ECRI puts its Weekly Leading Index (WLI) at 113.1, down 23.0 from the previous week.
The Philly Fed ADS Business Conditions Index Update - Friday, March 27
The Philly Fed's Aruoba-Diebold-Scotti Business Conditions Index is a fascinating but relatively little known real-time indicator of business conditions for the U.S. economy.


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Latest Posts
Millennials And The Labor Force; A Look At The Trends
Millennials make up the largest percentage of our population today, yet have seen some of the lowest labor force participation growth and highest unemployment out of all age groups since the turn of the century.

Work Experience

Research Director
Advisor Perspectives
May 2015 - Present (4 years 11 months)

I work for Advisor Perspectives, a leading interactive publisher for Registered Investment Advisors as Research Director. I analyze economic and market data for the dshort portion of our website, concentrating on short and long term trends and chart financial data.

Production Associate
Advisor Perspectives
May 2012 - April 2015 (3 years)

As Production Associate, I was in production, marketing, reporting, and analytics for our website and several of our newsletters. I produced our daily, weekly, and monthly newsletters, helped to maintain and improve our website, QA of all newsletters, e-newsletter and website based benchmarks and analytics, handled all related advertising clients and reporting, quarterly and annual readership and client analytics.

Research Scientist
University of New Hampshire
August 2011 - February 2012 (7 months)

I studied space radiation as a research scientist at the University of New Hampshire in the Space Science Center. I focused on forecasting and modeling the space radiation environment while validating these with data from various instruments, including CRaTER (Cosmic Ray Telescope for the Effects of Radiation) that is currently on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft.


State University of New York at Albany
University of Chicago
MS, Physical Science: Astronomy
Activities and Societies: Student Government: Graduate Council Representative for the Physical Sciences Division, Graduate Council Vice Chair, Annual Allocations Committee Member. Library Student Resource Group: Representative for the Physical Sciences Division I studied physics and astronomy at the University of Chicago. My thesis experiment was titled "Automatic Purification of Hexafluorobenzene" and had dark matter implications.