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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This Is What ‘Fiscal Dominance’ Looks Like
The Fed is now being forced to play “follow the leader”.
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A Generational Opportunity In Commodities?
If the dollar is to decline again in a major way as a result of the rapid debt accumulation met with money printing for the explicit purpose of stoking inflation, commodities could prove to be the best way to play it.
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Enjoy The Gold Fireworks Show While It Lasts
A more tactical and discerning approach may now be warranted as the risk/reward equation shifts. After all, fireworks shows don’t last forever.
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If That Was A Bubble, What’s This?
Just three stocks, Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft, make up more than 16% of the S&P 500 Index and over a third of the Nasdaq 100 Index. Together they are now valued at nearly $5 trillion.
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‘What Were You Thinking?’ Part Deux
As we find ourselves in the midst of the worst economic crisis in modern history, there are still more stocks that trade above 10-times revenues today (37) than there were in March of 2000 (30).
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This Might Be The Craziest Thing I’ve Seen In My Stock Market Career
Typically, when recession hits and unemployment rises dramatically it’s not good for the stock market as both revenues and earnings take a hit.
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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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Latest Posts
‘The Most Attractive Buying Opportunity Of Our Lifetimes’
We can react to the financial crash as victims do, with shock or fear, or we can view it as the greatest of investors do, as a rare opportunity. I strongly believe that the latter mindset must be the primary focus.

Work Experience

Publisher
The Felder Report
May 2005 - Present (15 years 6 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 (20 years 9 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.