Stephen D. Simpson

Stephen D. Simpson, CFA is a former Wall St. sell-side analyst who currently spends most of his time writing about investments, business, and the economy. He is also an active and avid investor who still takes on the occasional consulting assignment.

A lot of his background involves medical technology, as he was a medical technology analyst, a biomedical research tech, and a consultant to the healthcare industry at various points in his career. He also worked on the buy-side in both equities and fixed income, where his responsibilities were significantly broader. As a result, he is comfortable analyzing/investing in, and commenting on, a wide range of industries.

Work Experience
10 years freelance writing (investing, economics, healthcare)

9 years consulting (medical technology)

7 years sell-side equity analyst (medical devices / medical technologies)

1 year buy-side equity analyst (diversified - international)

1.5 years buy-side fixed income financial writer / economic analyst

1 year wet bench life sciences research (dissection, cell culture, confocal microscopy, immunohistochemistry)

Georgetown University


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