CapitalSpectator.com is a finance/investment/economics blog that’s edited, owned and otherwise managed by James Picerno.

CapitalSpectator.com has been quoted by a range of news organizations, including The Wall Street Journal, Reuters and others. In late-2009, the Eastern Economics Journal named Picerno as one of the nation’s “top economics bloggers” and he’s regularly polled by the Kauffman Foundation for its “Quarterly Survey Of Leading Economics Bloggers.”

Picerno is the author of Dynamic Asset Allocation: Modern Portfolio Theory Updated for the Smart Investor (Bloomberg Press, 2010). His articles on finance and economics have appeared in a variety of publications and news outlets, including The Atlantic, Financial Advisor, BankRate.com, and HorsesMouth.com.

Picerno is a veteran financial journalist and has been writing about portfolio strategies, investment products, and macroeconomics since the early 1990s at Bloomberg, Dow Jones and other media groups before becoming an independent writer/analyst/consultant in 2008. He’s currently working on a book about the linkage between the business cycle and asset pricing.