Guests

Nomi Prins
Author, Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World
Nomi Prins is a renowned journalist, former international investment banker, author and speaker. Her new book, Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World, explores the recent rise of the role of central banks in the global financial and economic hierarchy. Her last book, All the Presidents’ Bankers, is a groundbreaking narrative about the relationships of presidents to key bankers over the past century and how they impacted domestic and foreign policy. Her other books include a historical novel about the 1929 crash, Black Tuesday, and the hard-hitting expose It Takes a Pillage: Behind the Bonuses, Bailouts, and Backroom Deals from Washington to Wall Street. She is also the author of Other People’s Money: The Corporate Mugging of America chosen as a Best Book of 2004 by The Economist, Barron’s and Library Journal.
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Jeff Ross
CEO and managing director of Vailshire Capital Management, LLC
Jeff is the CEO and managing director of Vailshire Capital Management, LLC, which he founded in 2013. Passionate about investing wisely and teaching others to do the same, Jeff is a former Motley Fool and current Seeking Alpha contributor.
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Diana Henriques
American Journalist
Diana B. Henriques, an award-winning financial journalist associated with The New York Times for more than 25 years, is the author of A First-Class Catastrophe: The Road to Black Monday, the Worst Day in Wall Street History, released in September 2017. She is also the author of The Wizard of Lies: Bernie Madoff and the Death of Trust, a New York Times bestseller, and three other books on business history.
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Fraser Buchan
Co-founder of Tradewind Markets Digital Gold Co.
Fraser is the Co-founder of Tradewind Markets digital gold co. Fraser has a background in precious metals production, investing, and sales having previously worked in the Canadian capital markets.
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Chris Irons
Quoth the Raven Research
Christopher Irons started writing about finance and "pulling the curtain" back on the B.S. of the industry under his moniker Quoth the Raven in 2013. Since then, he has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and Barron's, has made Seeking Alpha's list of Top Bloggers, Forbes' 100 Twitter Accounts in the Financial World to Follow, and has shared the stage as a speaker with acclaimed investors David Einhorn, Andrew Left, Ben Axler, Jon Najarian and many others.
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Aaron Edelheit
CEO and Founder of Mindset Capital
Aaron M. Edelheit is the CEO and Founder of Mindset Capital, a private investment firm. After being of their first investors, Aaron was also the Chief Strategy Officer of FLO Technologies and helped the company grow from a pre-revenue startup to raising $28 million and launching in over 500 Home Depot stores.
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Shane Parrish
Founder of Farnam Street
Shane Parrish is the founder, curator and wisdom seeker behind Farnam Street. What started as a personal, anonymous blog where Shane could explore what others have discovered about decision making, purposeful living, and how the world works, quickly blossomed into one of the fastest growing websites in the world.
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Mark Spiegel
Managing Member & Portfolio Manager of Stanphyl Capital Partners
Mark B. Spiegel is the Managing Member & Portfolio Manager of Stanphyl Capital Partners and is a New York-based equity investor. Prior to founding Stanphyl in 2011, he spent six years as an investment banker  financing public companies. Prior to becoming an investment banker Mark spent a year working for a microcap Nasdaq tech company, and he began his career with 17 years in the commercial real estate industry where he experienced firsthand the opportunities and challenges faced by a wide array of client companies.
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Steve Koomar
Publisher and Editor of Vigilante Investor
Steve is a career investment professional with 25 years of experience. During his tenure with Goldman Sachs, Steve specialized in Derivatives, Japanese Bond Trading, and Global Proprietary Trading.
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Adam Schwartz
Chief Investment Officer of Black Bear Value Partners
Adam Schwartz is the Chief Investment Officer at Black Bear Value Partners who has 16 years of buy-side investment experience in a variety of themes including equities, structured products, corporate credit and capital structure arbitrage. Prior to founding the Investment Manager, Adam served as a Director and senior member of the investment team at Fir Tree Partners, a $13BB peak-AUM multi-strategy investment manager (2007-2015). Prior to joining Fir Tree, Adam was an Investment Analyst at LibertyView Capital Management, a multi-strategy investment fund within Lehman Brothers, as well as at Kore Advisors, an investment fund seeded by Paloma Partners. Adam received his BS and MS with a concentration in Accounting from Washington University in St. Louis in 2001/2002.
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