Roger Conrad is North America’s leading authority on utility stocks and income investing. He’s helped his loyal readers rack up safe, steady double-digit gains of 13.3% annually since 1990. And he’s done it all with a focus on capital preservation and risk minimization that’s helped his readers avoid the catastrophes of the tech bubble, the Lehman Brothers crash and numerous other hiccups along the way.
Roger is editor of Utility Forecaster, the nation’s leading advisory on essential services stocks, bonds and preferred stocks. Utility Forecaster was named the top-performing investment newsletter of 2012 by The Hulbert Financial Digest. His proprietary safety rating system evaluates the prospects of every significant electric, natural gas, telecommunications and water company, including utility-based mutual funds and foreign utilities. Roger’s penchant for detailed research and his studied insights into utilities markets have garnered him a wide audience of subscribers–not to mention a bevy of industry awards for his perceptive reporting, commentary and investment advice.
He brings the same enthusiasm and intelligence to Roger Conrad’s Canadian Edge, an Internet-based publication devoted to uncovering lucrative investment opportunities in Canadian royalty trusts. Subscribers and the national media often contact him for information on the latest economic developments and investment opportunities north of the border.
Roger’s latest product is finding safe, high-yield income stocks in the resource-rich country of Australia. He has partnered with David Dittman on Investing Daily’s newest product, Australian Edge, guiding readers to massive profits Down Under. Australia has a compelling history of a strong economy, well-managed resources and fast growth from supplying the developing world.
Roger is also associate editor of Personal Finance and co-editor of MLP Profits, which covers high-yielding master limited partnerships and includes sample portfolios for aggressive and conservative investors, advice on the tax treatment of MLPs and proprietary ratings of every name in the Alerian MLP Index. Moreover, Roger is co-editor of Big Yield Hunting, a service for aggressive investors that guides its subscribers to high-risk, high-return dividend plays each month. With Elliott Gue, Roger contributes the popular Metals and Mining portfolio to Global Investment Strategist.
He holds a bachelor’s degree from Emory University and a master’s degree in international management from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird). In addition, he is the author of Power Hungry: Strategic Investing in Telecommunications, Utilities and Other Essential Services and coauthor of The Agile Investor and Market Timing for the Nineties with Stephen Leeb. He is also an avid outdoorsman and baseball fan.
Roger’s weekly and bi-weekly e-letters: Down Under Digest, Maple Leaf Memo, MLP Investing Insider, Passport to Profits, Utility & Income