David Frazier has a diverse background in the investment securities industry and has invested in the financial markets for more than 25 years. In addition to working as a business analyst, merchant banking analyst, and equity research analyst at both large, national firms and private boutique firms, he’s held positions in sales and marketing at institutional investment firms, including mutual funds and registered investment advisories. After working as an equity research analyst from April 2000 to March 2004, Frazier operated his own investment consulting firm for three years, where he provided analytical, writing and financial marketing services to institutional investors, including Dan Sullivan’s The Chartist; Leeb Capital Group’s Emerging Investments and Leeb’s IPO Insight; Meeder Financial Group; and The Flex-funds family of mutual funds. From May 2007 to January 2012, he wrote a very successful investment newsletter for Newsmax Media, with the model portfolio that he managed for that newsletter outperforming the S&P 500 Index (including dividends) by 27.9 percentage points from the inception of that portfolio on September 18, 2007 to the time that Frazier left Newsmax on January 24, 2012. Frazier now serves as the President and Chief Market Strategist of Frazier & Mayer Research, LLC, an independent investment research and newsletter firm that Frazier founded during July 2011.