Chief Strategists

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Bill Bonner

Agora Publishing
14 West Mount Vernon Place
Baltimore, United States

Since founding Agora Inc. in 1979, Bill Bonner has found success in numerous industries. His unique writing style, philanthropic undertakings and preservationist activities have been recognized by some of America’s most respected authorities. He co-founded The Daily Reckoning in 1999, and has since written many New York Times best-selling books including Financial Reckoning Day and Empire of Debt.  He currently contributes to a long list of publications including The Bill Bonner Letter, The Daily Reckoning, and Diary of a Rogue Economist.


Chris Lowe

Bonner & Partners
402 West Atlantic Ave
Del Ray Beach, USA

Chris started his career as a commodities and energy analyst for the global financial news agency Reuters. He also worked as an investigative reporter during the Celtic Tiger boom in his native Dublin. Chris later realized it was more lucrative to apply his investigative skills to the markets. He has been working as a financial analyst with Agora since 2007. He now splits his time between Buenos Aires and Berlin.


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Charlie Morris

MoneyWeek Research
41-45 Blackfriars Road, 8th Floor
London, England

Charlie Morris is the editor of the Fleet Street Letter. He is also the CEO and founder of CCData.CC, an analytics platform for blockchains. Prior to April 2015, he spent 17 years at HSBC Global Asset Management as the Head of Absolute Return managing a multi-asset fund range overseeing $3bn. Along with writing the Fleet Street Letter, Charlie contributes to Capital & Conflict and MoneyWeek.


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Felipe Miranda

Empiricus Research
913 Rua Joaquim Floriano, 4th Floor
São Paulo, Brazil

Felipe worked at Deutche Bank in derivatives and as an analyst at Monitor Clipper Partners. He received his Master’s in Finance from FGV-SP where he now occasionally teaches. He is currently an Analyst for the Empiricus Research where he writes on macro-economic and financial issues.


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Iván Carrino

Inversor Global
4945 Gorriti Street, 1414
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Ivan is currently pursuing his second Master’s degree in Economics from UCEMA in Argentina. He worked as an economic analyst at the Progress and Freedom Foundation and has taught at the University of Belgrano and the University Institute ESEADE. He currently writes El Diaro Del Lunes, and contributes to Inversor Global, Ambito Financiero, El Conista, Infobae, and Fortuna Web, among other publications.


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Simone Wapler

Publications Agora France
8 Rue de la Michodière,
Paris, France

Simone came from a background in aerospace engineering and transitioned to finance almost 15 years ago. She uses her analytical view to decrypt the news and financial figures and then provide a realistic outlook. She currently publishes L’Investisseur Or et Mattieres and her La Strategie de Simone Wapler.


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Vivek Kaul

Equitymaster Research
103 Regent Chambers,
Mumbai, India

Vivek has worked in senior positions with the Daily News and Analysis (DNA) and The Economic Times. He recently finished writing a bestselling trilogy on the history of money titled, Easy Money. He has taught in several universities on the topic of Economics. He currently contributes to many of the top financial publications in India and as serves as the India Editor of The Daily Reckoning.


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Vern Gowdie

Port Phillip Publishing
96-98 Bridport Street
Melbourne, Australia

Vern has been involved in financial planning for almost 30 years and has been recognized as one of Australia’s Top 50 financial planners. He currently publishes Gowdie Family Wealth, how to build and protect wealth for generations, and The Daily Reckoning, a commentary of the current global market.


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Fred Hsu

3rd Stone Investment Research
Tong Cheng Da Building,
Beijing, China

Mr. Hsu holds considerable expertise in corporate finance having served over 20 years in senior finance and accounting positions, including experience as the Chief Financial Officer with leading multi-national companies operating in greater China. Mr. Hsu received a BBA degree in International Trade and Finance from Louisiana State University in 1987, and a MBA from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird) in 1988. He is bi-lingual in Chinese and English.


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Jim Walker

Asianomics Group
44 Wyndham Street Central,
Hong Kong

Jim Walker is the Founder and Chief Economist of Asianomics Group Limited, an economic, corporate and technical analysis research and consultancy company formed in late 2007 which primarily serves the fund management industry. In the last few years he has developed an approach to analyzing economies, primarily in the Asian region, based on profit and credit cycles. Application of this approach allowed him to call early the upswing in the Indian stock market in the final quarter of 2013.

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Rocky Vega

Agora Global Projects
1119 St. Paul St.,
Baltimore, USA

As executive director with Agora Economics, Rocky advances investment research groups on six continents. He has been in the industry for over a decade developing international financial and technology publications including The Daily Reckoning, RFID Update, FierceFinance, and FierceWiFi. He graduated from the Stockholm School of Economics and Harvard University, studied at the Northwestern Kellogg School of Management, and worked with programs at the MIT Sloan School of Management and Harvard Business School.

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Taylor Kee

Agora Global Projects
1119 St. Paul St.,
Baltimore, USA

Taylor is the editor of the Agora Economics Alert where he pieces together the views of Agora’s Chief Strategists into a big-picture global perspective. He received his Masters from Harding University while living in S. Korea. He now spends his time hearing from Agora’s top thinkers and sharing their insight through the Agora Economics eletter and website.

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