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Douglas Jones: Financial

Douglas Jones covers Financial sector for trading News Now, and assists out occasionally with other industry sectors. He has written about investment and personal finance topics for more than 20 years from a lowly copywriter to editor-in-chief, so he has done a little bit of everything. For what it’s worth, he has a BA from Duke University and an MBA from Rollins College. He is the driving force behind tradingnews.com with a vision to broaden the company’s readership throughout 2017.

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Address: 24 Argyle Street


Phone: (02) 4910 2686

Country Code: 61

John Firestone: Energy

John firestone is Senior News Writer for Trading News Now. John firestone covers Energy sector and writes about hot energy companies from an exclusive and “out of the box” perspective. Over the years he has built a network of resources within the services sector he writes about. John firestone holds a Ph.D. in the field of epidemiology a masters degree in public health. He works on a full-time basis for tradingnewsnow.com specializing in quicker moving active shares with a short-term view on investment opportunities and trends.

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Address: 62 Eurack Court


Phone: (02) 6145 2826

Country Code: 61

John Jones: Services

John Jones is a top contributor on Trading News Now in both the long ideas and services section of the website. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Lehigh University, where he double majored in Finance and Accounting, with a minor in History. His major track focused on Investments and Financial Analysis. He has been active in the markets for several years, and he mainly focused on long/short equities. He is an accomplished journalist who has a passion for travel. His desire to see the world has taken him to countries around the world and given him the opportunity to report for some of the top news organizations.

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Address: 82 Bayley Street


Phone: (03) 8625 1846

Country Code: 61

Leroy Thomasson: Emerging Stocks

Leroy Thomasson is a stock and forex trader for over 10 years. Academic teacher in Behavioral Finance and Experimental Economics. Author of scientific articles on cognitive processing of information in financial markets. He specializes in market indices, currency pairs, and commodities, rarely trading individual stocks. Not surprisingly, his main interest lies in energy stocks, and he covers Hot Stocks section of Trading News Now. Leroy Thomasson, therefore, analyzes each stock across a broad philosophies’ spectrum, from profound value through momentum investing. The more shareholders that are interested in the stock for reasons based on their respective investment mandates and the more likely it will move higher.

Interests: Biotech, finical markets, Forex trading, Dividend stock ideas & income, Energy stocks, Consumer goods stocks

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Address: 70 Harris Street


Phone: (03) 5309 2885

Country Code: 61