John Edwards

  • • Licensed attorney with experience in commodities and alternative investments
  • • Contributing to financial media outlets for more than two years
  • • Holds a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation

Experience

John is a licensed attorney with experience in commodities hedge funds and alternative investments. He has been writing content for online financial information outlets for more than two years. John work includes articles about investing in technology stocks, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), investing in mutual funds, bonds, and other fixed-income products, and commodity trading.

John provides performance analysis of hedge funds and activist investors. His work on the global economic challenges has included the Greek debt crisis, China's economic slowdown, and the Eurozone financial issues.

For his work on the impact of oil prices on the U.S. economy, he explained the impact of the changes in crude oil prices on the financial condition of oil and the petroleum and gas production industries. You will find John's writing referenced in the book Vanishing Frontiers: The Forces Driving Mexico and the United States Together, and as suggested reading for several online financial and economic courses.

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