Sam Levine, a senior writer for StockBrokers.com, is a longtime writer, investor and educator and has nearly three decades of experience in the investing industry. His specialty is making even the most complicated investing concepts easy to understand for beginning and intermediate investors. Prior to joining Reink Media Group, Sam was a contributing editor at BetterInvesting Magazine, a contributor to The Penny Hoarder and a ghostwriter for investment advisory firms.
He has taught stock investing at both the graduate and undergraduate levels at Wayne State University's Mike Ilitch School of Business and holds two of the most widely recognized certifications in the investment management industry, the Chartered Financial Analyst and the Chartered Market Technician designations. He also has a bachelor's degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he was named Outstanding Senior of Psychology.
Sam, a United States Army veteran, was honored as a Volunteer of the Year by SEC Chairman Christopher Cox at the CFA Society of New York and served two terms on the CMT Association's Board of Directors, where he spearheaded licensing of the CFA Institute's Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Sam also chaired the CMT Association's Rules committee and was a judge for the Charles H. Dow Award, the CMT Association's highest award for peer-reviewed research in technical analysis.
Sam and his wife Heather live in Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan. When not reviewing brokers or passionately scrutinizing the markets, Sam enjoys spending time with his family and playing guitar with local musicians.
Some previously published work by Sam:
BetterInvesting Magazine: How to read OHLC and candlestick charts
BetterInvesting Magazine: It's more fun to play Monopoly when you own one