Stephen Leeb is an American economist, financial author, wealth manager, and publisher of several investment newsletters. He has appeared on CNN, Fox News, NPR and Bloomberg TV, considered one of the country's foremost financial experts by Business journalist Charlie Gasparino.
Leeb earned a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of Business, Masters in Mathematics and PhD in Psychology from the University of Illinois, post-degrees of which he obtained in three years.
Dr. Leeb has written nine books on macroeconomic trends, finance and investment, including the New York Times business bestseller The Coming Economic Collapse. Likewise, the book Red Alert has been called “a much needed shot in the arm for American complacency” by Publishers Weekly- awarded the 2012 Axiom Business Book Awards silver medal in the International Business / Globalization category. In his latest book, China’s Rise and the New Age of Gold: How Investors Can Profit from a Changing World, Leeb chronicles and analyzes the global events, fluctuations in international currencies, market forces and economic trends which he predicts will result in a meteoric rise in the gold market.
Dr. Leeb is Head of the Advisory Board of Leor Exploration & Production LLC, member of the advisory boards of Electrum USA Ltd. and Sunshine Silver Mines, and board member / managing director of the PlainSight Group, an innovation company centered at Yale University.