Company Info

Capitalist Fool


  • Former stock broker, investor, and financial planner with 40+ years of experience in trading, investing, and finance
  • Creator of and active contributor to the Capitalist Fool blog
  • Active contributor to Yahoo Finance, Seeking Alpha, etc.


An economics enthusiast for over 50 years, Eric Whiteside actively contributes content to Yahoo Finance, Seeking Alpha, et al. He leverages his extensive history as an investor and trader to write about financial matters, such as investments, Federal Reserve policies, and personal finance. In 2015, Eric created the Capitalist Fool blog, where he writes about financial and investment-related topics. He also uses social media (e.g. Twitter) as a platform to inform, advise, and engage his audience.