Jeffrey Jones

Jeffrey Jones

Financial Strategist, Technology Consultant & Publisher

Reno, Nevada Area
Investment Management

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Jeffrey Jones' Summary

Here's what I know how to do:

1) INVESTMENT STRATEGY. I've been investing and analyzing investments as long as I can remember. Stocks, bonds, commodities, gold, hedge funds, quantitative trading systems, private equity, you name it. When I was a kid it was stuff like swapping baseball cards and other collectibles for progressively more valuable versions of the same. In one sense, strategy (and asset valuation) is the only thing my brain really knows how to do. The good news is that the realm of finance has endless opportunities for strategy and an endless need for people who excel at it.

2) TECHNOLOGY & COMPUTING. The only thing I've been involved with longer than finance is technology. It started with building computers when I was a kid and programming games for my TI-85 calculator. Then it was writing webpages while minoring in computer programming at UCLA. And eventually it became helping investment firms develop and refine algorithmic trading & research systems while also building custom CRM databases in Access. There's not much else in life I enjoy more than solving problems, so technology and I have always gotten along spectacularly well.

3) PUBLISHING. Somewhere along the line I started writing. Wow. Talk about a life-changer. Not only has it helped the firms I've worked with protect and grow their profitability, it proved invaluable in helping start up a few new businesses. As icing on the cake, it brought me an unrivaled sense of personal satisfaction. Seriously. I write 3000 words a week for newsletter that doesn't earn a dime and no professional endeavor has ever made me happier. Whether it's an esoteric economic concept or the value proposition that a start-up can bring to the marketplace, written communication is a difficult thing for most, but I get excited by any challenge that can make use of that skill set.

Jeffrey Jones' Experience


Alpine Advisor

January 2013Present (1 year 9 months) Reno, Nevada Area


Jones & Company

2003Present (11 years) Reno, Nevada Area


Cognitive Concord

June 2009Present (5 years 4 months) Reno, Nevada Area

Risk Analyst, Auditor

Ford Motor Credit Company

20022003 (1 year) Greater Los Angeles Area

Commodities Broker

Sherwood Futures Group

20012002 (1 year) Greater Los Angeles Area


UBS PaineWebber

20002001 (1 year) Greater Los Angeles Area

Jeffrey Jones' Education

Reno High School


Jeffrey Jones' Publications

  • The Trade of the Decade: A Guide to Investing in the 2010s

    • CreateSpace
    • July 21, 2011
    Authors: Jeffrey Jones

    In the last decade the world has witnessed tremendous volatility. Even more uncertainty lurks in the next. Never in our lifetimes has it been such a difficult time to be an investor.

    Hedge fund manager and popular newsletter writer Jeffrey Dow Jones cuts through the confusion about the future and highlights some of the most powerful trends shaping the economy to come. The result is a sensible, flexible investment strategy that’s easy to implement – whether you’re an investor at home or an industry professional.

    The Trade of the Decade is an inside look into the world of high finance. It shares some of the secrets that the world’s elite fund managers use to build their investment portfolios. And it’s written in a language that any investor can enjoy, regardless of their level of experience.

    “Since the 1970s I’ve interviewed more financial analysts than anyone on the planet. I’d definitely rank Jeff Jones’ insights & strategies near the top of any savvy investor’s list.” — Joe Bradley, publisher of Investor’s Hotline

Jeffrey Jones' Certifications

  • Registered Investment Adviser Representative

    • Securities & Exchange Commission
    • License 4980005
    • January 2006 to September 2012
  • NFA Associate Member

    • National Futures Association
    • License 0312679
    • April 2004

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Jeffrey Jones' Skills & Expertise

  1. Investments
  2. Strategic Analysis
  3. Writing
  4. Trading Systems
  5. Alternative Investments
  6. Online Publishing
  7. Portfolio Management
  8. Programming
  9. Economics
  10. Hedge Funds
  11. Equities
  12. Asset Allocation
  13. Editing
  14. Asset Management
  15. Wealth Management
  16. Investment Strategies
  17. Trading
  18. Fund Of Funds
  19. Private Equity
  20. Electronic Trading
  21. ETFs
  22. Mutual Funds
  23. Research
  24. Managed Futures
  25. Public Speaking
  26. Fixed Income
  27. Social Media
  28. Blogging
  29. Newsletters
  30. Financial Planning
  31. Bonds
  32. Program Trading
  33. Econometrics
  34. Global Macro

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