After more than 25 years writing the newsletter, Richard Young has decided to retire from the newsletter industry. Jim Woods, noted author, financial writer and newsletter editor, will be the new editor of Intelligence Report.
Roger Michalski, vice president and publisher of Eagle Financial Publications, said, “I am honored and thrilled that Eagle will be the new publisher of Intelligence Report. I’ve been an admirer of the newsletter for years and I’m confident that Jim Woods is the right person to take over this prestigious newsletter.”
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ABOUT JIM WOODS:
Jim Woods is a 20-plus-year veteran of the markets with varied experience as a broker, hedge fund trader, financial writer, author and newsletter editor.
Jim is the editor of Eagle’s Successful Investing and Weekly ETF Report. He also works with Mark Skousen on Eagle’s Fast Money Alert.
His books include co-authoring Billion Dollar Green: Profit from the Eco Revolution and The Wealth Shield: How to Invest and Protect Your Money from Another Stock Market Crash, Financial Crisis or Global Economic Collapse.
Jim formerly worked with Investor’s Business Daily founder William J. O’Neil, helping to author training courses in the CANSLIM stock-picking methodology.
The independent firm TipRanks rates Jim the No. 3 financial blogger in the world (out of more than 6,000). TipRanks calculates that he’s made 361 successful recommendations out of 499 total, earning a success rate of 72% and a +15.3% average return per recommendation.
Jim holds a BA in philosophy from the University of California, Los Angeles, and is a former U.S. Army paratrooper.
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