Speaker Details


John Persinos is managing editor of Personal Finance and an editor/analyst at Investing Daily. 

John has worked on several international magazines, specifically as a staff writer at Inc.; an associate editor at Venture; and managing editor at Campaigns & Elections. He has written extensively for investment-oriented publications and web sites, such as Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine, Street Authority, Investing Answers, and The Street. 

John worked on Capitol Hill, as a press secretary to U.S. Rep. Byron Dorgan (D-ND). He has co-authored a book, Boston: In a Class by Itself. He also wrote a book on the media, The Confessions of an Ink-Stained Wretch, published in 2006. 

John holds a B.A. in English, an M.A. in English Literature, and an M.S. in Journalism, all from Boston University. He also completed the Davenport Fellowship in Business and Economics Reporting at the University of Missouri (Columbia) School of Journalism.

Content from John Persinos

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Defense: A Top ETF in a "Hot Sector"

The SPDR S&P Aerospace & Defense ETF (XAR) is considered the benchmark for the aerospace & defense industry, which is one of the hottest sectors you can find right now, asserts John Per…

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Aerospace and Defense: Boeing & Esterline

The U.S. generates more foreign sales of weapons systems than any other nation, with aircraft ranking among its fastest-growing military exports, notes John Persinos, a defense analyst f…