Benjamin Shepherd, editor of Louis Rukeyser’s Mutual Funds and Louis Rukeyser’s Wall Street (http://www.rukeyser.com), focuses on time-tested mutual fund managers and investment strategies which have proven themselves in both bull and bear markets. He and his team spend hours every month discussing the state of the global economy and the markets with many of the best known and well-respected money managers in the industry. They then distill that wisdom and their own analysis into twelve pages of actionable advice geared towards generating returns while preserving capital for both mutual fund and stock investors. Louis Rukeyser 1933-2006 As many of you know, Louis Rukeyser died May 2, 2006, at his home in Connecticut. We have lost a great man who was an inspiration to millions of investors—and to those of us who had the honor of working with him.We remain committed to the values that Lou advanced so vigorously during his legendary career and do our best to continue his mission of helping individual investors make their financial dreams come true. We continue to "lay it on the line," teaching you how to look beyond today's news to build tomorrow's wealth. It's no fun to watch your net worth bounce around like a yo-yo. What's key to remember is why we own stocks in the first place: Over any long-term period you care to choose, stocks have paid off like no other investment. In each monthly issue of Louis Rukeyser's Mutual Funds and Louis Rukeyser's Wall Street, we bring you the experts and expertise that will continue this tradition.