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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How The Buffett Yardstick Shows Both ‘Sky-High’ Stock Market Valuations And Investor Sentiment
What really makes this measure so valuable is that it is very good at telling you what your returns will likely be over the coming decade. As Mr. Buffett has famously said, “the price you pay determines your rate of return”.
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Don’t Dismiss The Dire Message From ‘The Index Of The Volume Of Speculation’
January margin debt figures were recently released and almost immediately prominent pundits jumped to allay the natural concerns regarding the sheer amount of leveraged speculation in the market at present.
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How Two Hidden Forces Significantly Contributed To Shaping The ‘Winner-Take-All’ Economy
These two pieces of information are especially important for investors because they give a pair of new targets to those railing against what they see as the ills of our current form of capitalism
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Perhaps Jay Powell Just Got A Bad Case Of Deja Vu
Maybe it wasn’t just the stock market selloff late last year that inspired the dovish flip flop on the part of Jay Powell & Co. It could have been just a bad case of deja vu.
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If This Isn’t Stock Manipulation, I Don’t Know What Is
There is a growing chorus surrounding the topic of stock buybacks and whether they should be banned.
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Why Blaming ‘Algos’ For The Decline Is Really Just An ‘Inverted Stock Tip’
It only stands to reason that if the vast majority of trading is now done by “algos” they should be blamed for both the upside and the downside.
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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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‘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 (14 years 1 month)
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 (19 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.