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William Patalon


Stock Picker’s Corner

About William

William (Bill) Patalon III is the chief stock picker of Stock Picker’s Corner (SPC). Before he moved into the investment research business in December 2005, he spent 22 years as a reporter, most of it covering financial news as a reporter, columnist, and editor.  

His most memorable interviews include former President Richard M. Nixon, General Electric CEO John F. “Jack” Welch, Forbes magazine publisher and former Presidential candidate Steve Forbes, and business-turnaround specialist and helicopter-industry pioneer Stanley Hiller Jr.   

Bill has a BA in Print Journalism from Penn State University and an MBA in finance from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

William's Articles

The only “break” we’re getting on inflation is that prices are now increasing at a slightly slower rate. But they’re still rising. So Wealth Builders like us look for ways to protect ourselves – or, even better, to find the clues that signal an opportunity. Clues like the latest earnings report for Walmart Inc. (WMT), explains Bill Patalon, chief stock picker at Stock Picker’s Corner.
Let’s have a little bit of fun here today and play the inaugural installment of the Stock Picker’s Corner (SPC) wealth builder game “Would You Rather?” Today’s contestants are me and Peter Krauth, author of The Great Silver Bull, a longtime colleague of mine who I interviewed at length back in early March. Here we go, says Bill Patalon, chief stock picker at Stock Picker’s Corner.