Scott Chan

Scott Chan moved from China to the U.S. with family at the age of ten. He passed the rigorous entrance exam and attended the merit-based Stuyvesant High School, widely held to be best public school in New York City. He earned undergraduate degrees from New York University followed by an MBA degree from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College.

Shortly thereafter Scott partnered with Dr. Stephen Leeb on numerous financial publications. Today, he serves as the lead analyst for Real World Investing and The Complete Investor.

Mr. Chan is an avid baseball fan and enjoys outdoor activities in his spare time. A multicultural person, he reads Chinese and speaks fluent Mandarin and Cantonese Chinese.

Analyst Articles

We hope everyone spent a wonderful day with family and enjoyed a hearty meal! With Thanksgiving behind us, it’s time to focus on the markets again. Today we discuss the first of the two recent portfolio additions. We will take a look at XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO) today and IQVIA… Read More

Buy XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO) and IQVIA Holdings (NYSE: IQV). Today we are adding two stocks to our portfolio.  The first is XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO). We found this stock in a relatively new and small, but very successful, hedge fund called Spruce House… Read More

Before we discuss Jazz Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: JAZZ), we want to give you a quick update on the latest changes in our reference funds’ holdings of Brain Trust Portfolio stocks. The latest Form 13Fs have just been filed. The most notable change is that Shapiro Capital Management its slashed… Read More

Sell Lindsay Corporation (NYSE: LNN). Reference fund Shapiro Capital Management has reported that it has sold nearly 40 percent of its holding in Lindsay Corporation (NYSE: LNN), signaling that it no longer has strong conviction in the stock. Following suit, we remove it from our portfolio today. Read More

Sell ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT). The stock has been rallying strongly. It looks like part of the rally is driven by short covering. We recommend taking the gain for now. We will continue to monitor the stock and there’s a good chance we will return to the position. Read More

Sell ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT). The stock has been rallying strongly. It looks like at least part of the rally is driven by short covering. We will close out the position and take the gain. We will continue to monitor the stock and there’s a good chance we… Read More

ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) reported its fiscal 2018 second quarters on Wednesday after the market close. Revenues of $393.1 million missed The Street’s expectation by roughly $9 million, but the company posted a surprising profit, earnings $0.09 per share, beating expectations for a $0.03 loss. After dipping at the open the… Read More

ChannelAdvisor (NYSE: ECOM) reported third-quarter results yesterday. After two good quarters to begin 2017, the third was unfortunately a disappointment. Plus, the company issued fourth-quarter guidance below analysts’ expectations. The end result is a steep decline in the stock price today. Revenues grew 8 percent year-on-year to $30.1 million. Variable… Read More