Mark Hulbert is the editor of The Hulbert Financial Digest (HFD), a consumers’ report on the real-world performance of investment advisors. In April 2002, the HFD became a service of Marketwatch.com; since then, he has been a senior columnist for that Web site. Because HFD began tracking advisers’ model portfolios in 1980, it now has more than three decades of research into the performance of investment advisers. Mr. Hulbert is publishes a weekly service called Hulbert On Markets: What’s Working Now, which reports on the consensus recommendations of the top performing advisers. He is also a regular columnist for Barrons.com, has appeared on CNBC and FOX Business, and contributes columns for the Journal of the American Association of Individual Investors.