About

John Boyd is an editor of Fidelity Monitor & Insight, and joined the firm in 1994. He spent nine years at Fidelity Investments, including a stint as a stock analyst for Peter Lynch. At Fidelity, Mr. Boyd was President and founder of Fidelity Publishing, a consumer investment publishing division of the firm. There he launched Personal Investing newsletter, The Fidelity Mutual Fund Guide, Worth Magazine, and published Mr. Lynch's books, "One Up On Wall Street" and "Beating The Street." Before Fidelity, Mr. Boyd was the Business Manager of Newsweek magazine, and he later co-founded Market Intelligence Corporation, which published The Daily Commodity Transcript, a daily newsletter for commodity traders.

John has a BA in economics and philosophy from Tufts University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

Content from John Boyd

Boyd's Bets: Fidelity Growth Funds
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There seems to be little “trust” in the market; the higher it goes, the more worried investors are that it&…

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Fear: A Healthy Sign for Stocks
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Legendary investor Sir John Templeton summed up the life-cycle of market advances as follows: “Bull markets are …

 
Fed Fears Are Overblown
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A little over a year ago, everyone was filled with angst over the Fed’s impending taper of its bond purchases. Th…

 
Fidelity Fund Favorites for 2014
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Over the past year, stock prices have risen much faster than earnings, so the P/E ratio of the S&P 500 has r…

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Long-Legged Bull
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Nothing it seems, not even a Congress bent on self-destruction, can stand in the market's way. With each new hig…

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Taper Talk and the Wall of Worry
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There is no shortage of worries for investors in the stock market these days. If interest rates have risen s…