Thomas Scarlett

Tom Scarlett has more than 20 years of experience as a business and financial journalist. He covered all aspects of the investment world for Personal Finance and Utility Forecaster, and has served as the managing editor of Forecasts and Strategies and Successful Investing.

Tom has also reported on a diverse array of economic and political issues for such publications as Trial Magazine, Money Manager's Compliance Guide, Indoor Environment Connections and Inside Mortgage Finance. He is a graduate of Georgetown University Law School. Tom lives in Rockville, Md. with his wife and son.

Analyst Articles

While Leo keeps a sharp eye on the Big Players in Big Data, I’ve been scouring the landscape for smaller companies that are carving out distinctive niches for themselves in this rapidly evolving market. These smaller companies will tend to be more volatile than most of the well-established firms, but… Read More

MLP Profits is selling El Paso Pipeline Partners (NYSE:EPB).  Kinder Morgan (NYSE: KMI) and Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (NYSE: KMP) have both been downgraded to Hold. Crosstex Energy (Nasdaq: XTXI), the general partner of Crosstex Energy LP, has been added to the Aggressive Portfolio;  buy below $37. Western Refining (NYSE: WNR) has also been added to the Aggressive Portfolio; buy below $46. Read More