Founder of Weiss Research, Inc.
Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D., founder of Weiss Research, Inc. and a leading advocate for investor safety, is a nationally recognized expert on domestic and international financial markets. With more than 35 years of experience, including many years in Latin America and Asia, Dr. Weiss has helped empower millions of investors to make better financial decisions through his monthly Safe Money and daily Money and Markets.
Dr. Weiss’ keen understanding of foreign markets and the global economy has earned him a reputation for thoughtful, in-depth analysis that investors can rely upon to make informed financial decisions. Regularly called upon by the media for his independent investing guidance, he has been featured in publications nationwide, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, Investor’s Business Daily, and Forbes, and has also appeared on CNN and CNBC.
Throughout his career, Dr. Weiss has been an advocate for consumers and investors in the insurance, banking and brokerage industries, dedicating his time and resources to provide analysis and data for Congressional testimony, constructive proposals for reforms in the securities industry and legislation for full financial disclosure as well sound accounting and fiscal policy. In November 2004, he launched the Sound Dollar Committee, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a network of investors seeking to protect the nation’s future by demanding honesty in government accounting, a balanced budget and sound economic policy.
Dr. Weiss is author of The New York Times best-seller The Ultimate Safe Money Guide, which gave baby boomers a road map to grow their wealth safely. It was listed on the New York Times Business, Wall Street Journal, and BusinessWeek best-seller lists, as well as the Barron’s Roundup for 2002. His most recent book, The Ultimate Depression Survival Guide, guides investors to the true safe havens and shows them how to turn this crisis into a unique wealth-building opportunity.
Dr. Weiss holds a bachelor’s degree from New York University, a Ph.D. from Columbia University and is fluent in eight European and Asian languages.