About Howard Gold
Howard Gold is editor-at-large of MoneyShow.com and a columnist for MarketWatch. Previously, he served as executive editor of MoneyShow.com, overseeing the content on the leading Web site for investor education. Before that, Mr. Gold waseditor of Barron’s Online, from its inception in 1996, through its successful spin-off as a separate subscription site in 2006. As a staff writer at Barron’s
, he started the magazine’s popular "Electronic Investor" column and the "Best Online Brokers" feature. A former writer at Forbes
, Mr. Gold was an associate editor for American Lawyer Media
in Miami, where he won a Gerald Loeb award for distinguished business and financial journalism. He is also founder and blogger in chief of a new political blog, The Independent Agenda. Mr. Gold has been a popular speaker at MoneyShows for ten years. He received a BA in philosophy at Swarthmore College, went on to complete a Knight-Bagehot Fellowship at Columbia University, and earned an MBA in finance from Columbia University in 1992.