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Eric Fry

Eric Fry

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Eric Fry is an international finance expert and an award-winning stock picker with a superior record in the markets. He is an international equities specialist and a renowned portfolio manager for nearly two decades, specializing in short-selling and international investment strategies. Today, Eric is the Editor for InvestorPlace, where he pens Fry's Investment Report and The Speculator. He is Oxford Club's resident expert on global investment trends. In his role, he helps members profit from lucrative emerging opportunities by tracking the biggest macroeconomic and geopolitical events unfolding around the globe. He is the Editor of Fry's Pinnacle Portfolio, where he uses his proprietary Pinnacle System to pinpoint stocks and sectors on the brink of explosive movements. He is also a contributor to Energy & Resources Digest, the Club’s free e-letter dedicated to oil, gas, metals and alternative energy investing. In 2016, Eric won the Portfolios with Purpose competition – Wall Street’s most prestigious investment competition – beating 650 of the biggest names in finance with a 12-month return of 150%. His book, International Investing With ADRs: Your Passport to Profits Worldwide, was the first comprehensive guide to investing in foreign companies using ADRs and remains part of the New York Public Library’s Financial Services Collection.

Professional Experience


Academic History

MARKET CALLS

  • Eric is known for his extraordinary long-term track record, which includes numerous “10-bagger” calls.

  • He called  buying Asian stocks during the depths of its late-90s currency crisis, and buying Russian stocks during its debt-currency crisis.

  • He called the buying of commodities in the early 2000s, right before their historic rally into 2007.

  • He called buying stocks in 2015 that would benefit from the Electric Vehicle boom, just when those stocks were gaining big momentum.


SHORT-SELLING

  • Eric is known for successfully shorting numerous technology stocks in 2000 and 2001, as those stocks sputtered toward bankruptcy,

  • He predicted that in 2005 and 2006, the housing boom would go bust and drive government mortgage firms Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into bankruptcy.


EARLY CAREER

  • Prior to the Oxford Club, he founded his own investment management firm and served as a partner of a New York hedge fund specializing in short selling.

  • He started his career as a brokerage assistant with E.F. Hutton, the predecessor of Shearson Lehman Brothers.

  • He worked under the world-renowned financial market analyst James Grant of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer.

  • Working alongside Grant, he produced Grant’s International and Apogee Research, research products geared for professional money managers.


MEDIA & APPEARANCES

  • Eric has appeared on CNBC, Fox News, CNN, Russia Today and ABC’s Good Morning America.

  • He has been featured by several publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Time magazine.

  • His investment insights have been featured in numerous publications, including Barron’s, USA Today, Los Angeles Times and Money magazine.