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Brad Simmerman

Editor, Cabot Wealth Daily

Brad Simmerman is the Editor of Cabot Wealth Daily, the award-winning free daily advisory.

Brad joined Cabot in 2020 after several years as a freelance writer and pool reporter for Courthouse News Service, and he strives to bring a reporter’s analytical eye to economic macro trends and the world of stock investing. Prior to his time as a professional writer and editor, Brad worked, in multiple capacities, as a Stock Broker with Charles Schwab where he worked with high-net-worth clients, trained dedicated active-trader teams on technical analysis and market mechanics, and resolved high-level client concerns as part of the in-house arbitration team.

Brad lives in Arizona with his wife, two children and dog Chewbacca (Chewy) whose name turned out to be far more appropriate than he could have guessed.

From this author
It will take years for bankruptcy and (possibly) criminal courts to unwind what happened to FTX, but for now, it looks like this cryptocurrency scam was less about the crypto and more about the currency.
Depending on how sophisticated you are, you can save on your living trust cost by creating it yourself or with the help of an online service.
If you’re a new investor asking how to start investing in stocks, your options can be overwhelming. These basic tips can help simplify it all.
Bitcoin was created in 2009, but cryptocurrency investing didn’t reach the mainstream until a decade later. Here’s what to look for in 2022.
With more life being digitized and automated the need for chips has never been higher. These are two of the best chipmaker stocks to buy now.
After an incredible run, Cathie Wood’s fund has given back all those gains. Do these depressed prices make any ARKK stocks buy candidates?
Options trading may seem like it’s riskier than buying stock but selling LEAPs can actually reduce the overall risk in a position.
It flashed ahead of the end of the bull market in December. Could On Balance Volume divergence be signaling a bottom?
Looking for income in this environment can be challenging, but a dividend ETF relies on the fund managers to do that work for you.
Economic sanctions in Russia puts more U.S. citizens at risk of cyber crime. These steps can benefit your own identity theft protection.
With housing demand still strong and the home improvement market growing, it’s time to break down Lowe’s vs. Home Depot.
You may think you can file for bankruptcy and student loans will no longer be a problem, but there are more hurdles to get rid of that debt.
LEAPS investing can be an effective portfolio strategy for investing in high-growth stocks by trading one type of risk for another.
Equities and crypto prices may be bottoming, so now’s the time to learn how to start trading cryptocurrency before the next leg up.
LEAP call options are an excellent entry point for new option investors. Here are 3 reasons buying LEAPS can beat buying stocks.
With residential property values skyrocketing and still-low interest rates, now just might be the perfect time for a cash out refinance.
Depending on the market in your area and the condition of the property you’re buying, you may still be able to secure seller concessions.
If you’re interested in becoming a real estate investor the first step is finding the best places to buy investment property.
With the proliferation of stock trading information on the internet it’s more important than ever to work hard at avoiding stock scams.
Facebook is changing its name to Meta Platforms and going all-in on it, but what is the metaverse and what does it mean for investors?
If you’re worried about inflation and collecting Social Security, you can at least look forward to a raise next year.
With choppiness in the U.S. equity markets, bullish investors may want to consider using LEAPS to implement a long-term options strategy.
If you’re interested in finding micro- and nano-cap gems that trade OTC, you need to understand how to trade illiquid stocks.
Buyers often forget about average closing costs when planning for a down payment, don’t let that mistake cost you your dream home.
Identifying the best IRA investments is less a matter of asset performance and more a matter of asset type and tax considerations.
The push to electric vehicles and alternative energy has put green stocks squarely in Wall Street’s focus. Here are six ways to play it.
On-campus living is a big part of the college experience, but should you use student loans for housing, or should you look for other options?
A 3x ETF magnifies returns, both good and bad, but should you make room for them in your investment portfolio?
They’re at Sotheby’s Auction House and selling for hundreds of thousands of dollars, but what are NFTs and why should you care?
The Fed is calling it transitory inflation. But what does that really mean? Here’s an explanation - plus how it could affect your portfolio.