Cody Willard is the founder of Wall Street All-Stars and the principal of CL Willard Capital. Cody serves as an adjunct professor at Seton Hall University and writes TradingWithCody.com.
He was an anchor on the Fox Business Network, where he was the co-host of the long-time #1-rated show on the network, Fox Business Happy Hour. He wrote a monthly investment column for The Financial Times as well as columns for TheStreet.com and was a regular guest on CNBC’s Kudlow & Company from 2004 to 2006.
Cody’s stock picking ideas and economic outlooks have been featured on NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, ABC’s 20/20, CBS Evening News, CNBC’s SquawkBox, Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show, as well as in the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and many other outlets.
He began his career at Oppenheimer & Co. in 1996 and was Chief Analyst at Visual Radio, a technology venture capital fund, and vice president of wholesale operations at Broadview Networks, a telecommunications company.
Cody grew up in Ruidoso, New Mexico and earned a bachelor’s degree in economics at the University of New Mexico, where he played basketball as a walk-on.
Cody’s latest columns:
Ego. Pride. Confidence. These are important traits for anybody, frankly. But they are also your enemy when it comes to trading, investing and analyzing stocks, markets, economies and anything else. I bring this up because I got a great scuttle from a Scutify.com member asking about Yandex and if it’s a contrarian buying opportunity right […]
I’ve got a treat, full of insights and real-world strategies from a very different kind of investor than the retirees I wrote about earlier this week. The write up comes directly from an email I got from an an avid reader of TradingWithCody. The writer is an old friend of mine whose net worth, after having […]
Even though I left the money management business as a formal profession long ago to become a TV anchor, I still helped my parents and other friends try to manage their money. That didn’t stop when I quit the business back in 2007. I even used to talk my mom through the process and give […]
Last month when gold became a hot money favorite, I started turning near-term bearish. My theory is also based on the idea that the banks and the Fed likely want gold prices here or lower — they certainly don’t want gold prices heading higher anytime soon. That doesn’t mean that I’m selling any of my own […]
There’s no doubt that a lot of hot money continues to slosh around these markets, even as the momentum trade has faded in the last few weeks. Stocks like Netflix continue to get pounded on no news, though I suppose the headlines about how Apple’s trying to bribe Comcast to treat Apple’s TV services as […]
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