Charles Norton is a principal and portfolio manager for GNI Capital and editor-in-chief of Supernova Stocks. Previously, he was a vice president in the Equity Research department of a New York-based hedge fund, where he was also a registered representative managing discretionary private client accounts. Prior to his experience on the buy side, Mr. Norton worked in the investment banking division of Salomon Smith Barney, where he was an analyst in the Health Care Group, reporting directly to the head of the group. He is a regular contributor for RealMoney.com, a financial Web site published by TheStreet.com, and his columns have appeared on Yahoo! Finance and MSN Money. Mr. Norton is also a member of the CFA Institute and the Dallas Society of Financial Analysts. He earned a BS in management from Tulane University's AB Freeman School of Business and is a CFA Charterholder.