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Knight Kiplinger

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Knight Kiplinger is one of America's most respected economic journalists and business forecasters. In his writings, speeches, and appearances on major television and radio networks, he cuts through the complexity of financial subjects with clarity and foresight. Mr. Kiplinger is editor-in-chief of The Kiplinger Letter, Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine, and KiplingerForecasts.com. He came to the Kiplinger organization in 1983, following 13 years in newspaper journalism as a Washington correspondent and editor. For six years, Mr. Kiplinger was Washington bureau chief for Ottaway Newspapers, Inc., a chain of 22 daily papers owned by Dow Jones & Company. In the late 1980s, he co-authored two bestselling forecast books that contradicted the prevailing pessimism of that time and accurately predicted that the United States would set the global pace for economic growth and technology leadership in the 1990s. In Mr. Kiplinger's book, World Boom Ahead (1998), he forecasted that the US would continue to benefit from soaring productivity and surging trade with the expanding economies of Asia, Latin America, and Eastern Europe. Mr. Kiplinger is a frequent guest on CNN and CNBC and has appeared on Wall $treet Week with Louis Rukeyser, The Today Show, CBS This Morning, and The Larry King Show. He is a regular commentator on Marketplace, the daily business report heard on public radio stations nationwide.