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

AAR Corp (NYSE: AIR) has enjoyed a solid week (up about 6 percent from last week’s closing price) thanks to and a general rally in airline shares. Since joining our portfolio on February 24, 2017, AIR has returned better than 10 percent, which compares favorably to the S&P 500’s 4.5… Read More

1) Sell to close the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) October 20, 2017 $241 put. 2) Sell to close the Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLE) December 15, 2017 $65 put. We recommend closing out both put options at this time. … Read More

When it comes to companies struck by bad PR incidents, investors should carefully evaluate industry dynamics and customer behaviors to determine whether the bad publicity will have any lasting effect on a company's top and bottom lines. Read More

The U.S. Labor Department today reported that in June the economy added 222,000 non-farm jobs, well above the 178,000 expected by economists. This is the best monthly showing since February and brings the first-half average to 180,000, about in line with the 2016 monthly average of 187,000. The unemployment rate… Read More

Water irrigation company Lindsay Corporation (NYSE: LNN) reported earnings for its fiscal third quarter (ended May 31) yesterday. Net earnings for the quarter were $11 million, or $1.02 per share, a 14 percent year-over-year improvement. Irrigation revenues in both the U.S. and international markets modestly improved, while revenues from the… Read More

Our indicators have done quite well for us. Since the beginning of 2016, when we began to lean heavily on our proprietary indicators, 22 out of 28 indicator-based ETF option trades have been profitable (gross return, not counting commission). Of the 6 that were not profitable, one was exactly break… Read More

On Friday morning we made a change to our portfolio. We removed First Majestic Silver (NYSE: AG), and replaced it with BYD Company (OTCMKTS: BYDDF). While we think AG still retains a good production growth profile, our mission is to follow the best funds we can find. Our reference fund… Read More