Investopedia's editorial team has been writing original and objective articles on a wide variety of financial topics since 1999. Here are some of the experts that are part of our team today:
Caleb Silver, Editor in Chief
Caleb Silver has been the Editor-in-Chief of Investopedia since 2016. He is an award-winning media executive with more than 20 years of experience in business news, digital publishing and documentaries.
Prior to joining Investopedia, Caleb was the Director of Business News for CNN and worked for the network for ten years in a variety of executive and management roles including the Executive Producer for CNNMoney.com, where he helped launch the CNNMoney Video Network. He was also a Sr. Producer on The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer. Caleb began his business journalism career at Bloomberg News in 1997, where he worked as a senior television producer for eight years. Over the course of his career, he has earned and contributed to multiple industry awards and nominations, including the EMMYs, EPPYs, SABEW’s Best in Business, and the Peabody. He is on the Board of Governors for SABEW (Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing).
Caleb earned his M.A. at NYU’s Carter Journalism Institute and his B.A. from Colgate University.
James Chen, Director Trading and Investing
James Chen is Director of Trading & Investing Content at Investopedia. Over two decades, he has been a trader, investor, investment adviser and global market strategist; he has extensive market expertise in stocks, options, fixed income, commodities and currencies.
Prior to joining Investopedia, James was the Head of Research at Gain Capital. James is the author of "Essentials of Technical Analysis for Financial Markets" (John Wiley and Sons, 2010), "Essentials of Foreign Exchange Trading" (John Wiley and Sons, 2009), and author/speaker for the instructional video series, "High Probability Trend Following." He has served as a guest expert for CNBC, Bloomberg TV, Forbes and Reuters, among other key financial news media.
A graduate of Tufts University, Chen is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT).
Julia Kagan, Senior Editor, Personal Finance
Julia Kagan is Senior Editor of Personal Finance at Investopedia and has been with the company since 2014. A longtime writer and editor about finance for national consumer and technical audiences, she is the former editor of Consumer Reports and Psychology Today and was also Vice President and Editorial Director of Consumers Union as well as Vice President, Content for Zagat Surveys.
She has held senior editorial jobs at a number of other publications, including as executive editor of Working Woman magazine. Her business-book editing experience includes being charts editor of “Ahead of the Curve: A Commonsense Guide to Forecasting Business and Market Cycles” by Joseph H. Ellis (Harvard Business School Press, 2005) and editing “The Trial of a Social Security Disability Case” by The Honorable Marvin Schwartz (The Social Security Disability Foundation, 1983).
As an editor, she won a National Magazine Award (2004, Leisure Interests), was a NMA finalist in 2004, 2000 and 1999 (all Personal Service), and twice in 1986 (General Excellence, Personal Service) – and also won the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism (2000). Kagan was the Visiting J. Stewart Riley Professor of Journalism at Indiana University from 1991-1993.
She is a graduate of Bryn Mawr College and holds an MFA from the Bennington College Writing Seminars.
Jake Frankenfield, Associate Editor
Jake Frankenfield is an associate editor for Investopedia, primarily covering tech. His work covers investing, business developments and industry trends in big tech, big data, blockchain, cryptocurrency, advertising, and media. Previously, he has done extensive work and research on Facebook and data collection, Apple and user experience, blockchain and fintech, and cryptocurrency and the future of money.