Stephen Leeb

Stephen Leeb

Formal First Name
1946 - present

Dr. Stephen Leeb is a prolific author, publisher, investment adviser, and wealth manager who has been in the financial market for more than 40 years. He is a recognized authority on the stock market, macroeconomic trends, and commodities, especially oil and precious metals. As an author, Stephen has written nine books on macroeconomic trends, finance and investment, including the New York Times business bestseller The Coming Economic Collapse: How You Can Thrive When Oil Costs $200 a Barrel. Stephen is also the founder and editor of the award-winning investment letter The Complete Investor. Dr. Leeb is known for his prescience connection among hidden and overlooked trends - macroeconomic, scientific, and geopolitical - and accurate description of its investment implications.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Stephen has been a regular participant on Neil Cavuto’s Money “Bitter Boomers” segment, frequently interviewed for various radio shows and podcasts, and has appeared on CNN, Fox News, NPR and Bloomberg TV.
  • He has been called one of the country's foremost financial experts by business journalist Charlie Gasparino.
  • Leeb was noted as one of the greatest long-term strategists of his generation by American billionaire businessman Thomas Kaplan.
  • Leeb's earlier book Defying the Market, which predicted the bubble's collapse, was named one of the best business books of 1999 by the Library Journal.