Erik Conley was a professional trader and money manager for 24 years. He traded stocks, bonds, futures, options, and currencies. Just like an investigative journalist, Conley works to expose the dark side of the investment-industrial-complex. He specializes in bear market forecasting, investment theory, investment strategy, as well as portfolio design, and portfolio risk management. Conley offers unbiased, spin-free commentary, and analysis about investing issues.