Kevin B. Johnston

Kevin B. Johnston

  • • 12+ years of experience writing about finance, stocks, bonds, ETFs, real estate, retirement planning, cryptocurrencies, and marketing
  • • 5,000+ articles published for The New York Daily News, The New York Post, The San Francisco Chronicle, and many others
  • • Owner of Corporate Writing Assignments, a full-service business content company


Kevin has been a prolific contributor to financial publications and sites since 2012, contributing to high-profile publishers worldwide. He has written about every industry imaginable, from oil to hospitality, and has in-depth knowledge of world markets as related to stocks, bonds, ETFs, real estate, and mutual funds. He has also written a complete guide to investing in cryptocurrencies, and has become an authority on blockchain technology. He has a reputation for solid research, and has become the go-to author for multiple financial and investment sites.

He currently resides in New York City, where he operates Corporate Writing Assignments, aa company that provides content for businesses and business publications, as well as major corporations and startups.


Kevin received his bachelor's degree in English from the University of Oklahoma and earned his master's degree in education from the City College of New York.

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"Financial literacy is vital to living in the modern world, and it should be the goal of each individual to become knowledgeable about money, economics, and finance."

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  1. Stocks

    Top 4 Small-Cap Stocks for 2018

    Looking at growth outlooks and price targets, these four small-cap stocks could be stellar for the rest of 2018.
  2. ETFs

    Top 3 Agriculture ETFs for 2018

    ETFs for agriculture investment exposure in 2018.
  3. Stocks

    Top 4 Technology Penny Stocks to Watch

    These technology penny stocks look like they could outperform in the remainder of 2018.
  4. Stocks

    Top 4 Cosmetics Stocks of 2018

    The cosmetics industry may sell "hope in a jar," but do the market leaders do the same for your portfolio?
  5. Stocks

    Top 3 Healthcare Stocks for 2018

    These three healthcare stocks could be just what the doctor ordered for your portfolio during the remaining months of 2018.
  6. Stocks

    Top 4 Coal-Mining Stocks as of September 2018

    Some coal stocks have been quietly making money and may continue to do so in the final months of 2018.
  7. Stocks

    Top 3 Silver Stocks as of September 2018

    These three silver stocks could beat their peers in the remaining months of 2018.
  8. ETFs

    Top 4 European Treasury Bond ETFs for 2018

    Learn about our picks for the top four European government bond ETFs in 2018.
  9. Commodities

    Top 3 Platinum ETFs for 2018

    These 3 ETFs are great choices for investors interested in exposure to platinum.
  10. Investing

    Top 4 Natural Gas Stocks as of July 2018

    These four companies that develop natural gas may be strong in the rest of 2018.
  11. Commodities

    Top 5 Copper Stocks for 2018

    With copper prices declining after a period of strength, it is important to look for stability and safety in copper-related ...
  12. Stocks

    Top 3 Health Care Penny Stocks for 2018

    These three health care penny stocks are poised for positive performance in the second half of 2018.
  13. ETFs

    Top 3 Inverse Volatility ETFs for 2018

    By seeking the inverse of the performance of the volatility index, some investors make strong returns.
  14. ETFs

    Top 4 Inverse Oil ETFs to Short Oil in 2018

    These four inverse oil ETFs offer a varied approach to taking short positions in the energy sector.
  15. ETFs

    Top 5 Value ETFs of 2018

    Value ETFs can outperform the market if money managers choose stocks wisely.
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