Gary Gordon

Gary Gordon is the author of Debt Cycle Investing: Simple Tools for Reading the Economy to Make Smarter Investment Decisions. His career was on Wall Street, where he was a stock analyst covering the housing, mortgage and consumer finance industries. He also served as a U.S. investment strategist and as a portfolio manager. The bulk of his work career was at PaineWebber and UBS. Mr. Gordon is an adjunct professor in the math department at Mercy College.  He teaches at prisons (Sing Sing and Taconic in New York) and tutors in a junior high school. He also presents financial literacy seminars to adults and students. 

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