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Kelley Wright

Kelley Wright is the Managing Editor of IQ Trends and the Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager for IQ Trends Private Client Asset Management. Mr. Wright first entered the financial services field in 1984 as a stock broker with stints at both New York Stock Exchange firms and private boutiques. In 1990, he left brokerage to form his own investment management firm. In 2002, he was selected by Geraldine Weiss to succeed her as Editor of Investment Quality Trends. Mr. Wright’s commentaries and stock recommendations have been published in Barron’s, BusinessWeek, The Dick Davis Digest, Dow Jones MarketWatch, The Economist, Forbes, Stock, Futures and Options and other business and financial periodicals. He is a nationally renowned speaker at trade shows and investment conferences, and is a frequent guest and contributor to radio and television. In February, 2010, John A. Wiley & Sons, Inc. published Mr. Wright’s first book, “Dividends Still Don’t Lie.”

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Investment Quality Trends (IQ Trends) is the third longest-lived newsletter in current publication. The first issue was published on April 1, 1966. The IQ Trends method to investing is based on an original interpretation of the Dividend Yield Theory, a value-based approach that uses a stock’s dividend yield as the...
Investment Quality Trends recommends stocks based on the principle that “the underlying value of dividends, which determines yield, will in the long run also determine price.” In the chart below, you can see the newsletter’s analysis of Mine Safety Appliances (MSA). MSA’s current yield of about 3% means...