Georgetown University


  • 15+ years of experience in financial publishing and editing
  • Formerly the managing editor of
  • Holds a masters degree in journalism and public affairs


Stephen Simpson, CFA, has been a freelance writer for more than 15 years, primarily covering topics related to investments, markets, and personal financial. Stephen has written over 6,000 articles on a variety of companies and investment subjects, including individual company/stock analysis, industry analysis, and personal finance topics. His work has been published on platforms including Seeking Alpha, Investopedia, and The Motley Fool.

Stephen formerly worked as an equity analyst for both sell-side and buy-side investment companies in both equities and fixed income. His consulting work has focused primarily upon the healthcare sector. Stephen also operates the Kratisto Investing blog, where he blogs about stocks and the markets.


Stephen earned a Bachelor of Science in finance and economics from Georgetown University. In addition, he is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder.