Eric Singer, Manager of the Congressional Effect Management, first published an article on the general effect of Congress on daily stock prices in an article published in Barron’s in 1992, posted here. Since then, the idea has attracted support and evidence from both the financial and academic community. Mr. Singer has been a finance professional for over 25 years. Most recently his practice focused on raising funds for, and investing in, small cap public companies. During the 1990’s, he was head of Corporate Finance at Gerard Klauer Mattison & Co., a research oriented brokerage firm. In the 1980’s, he launched a corporate finance new products group at Smith Barney, and headed a similar group at ...More PaineWebber. He also practiced law for several years and developed real estate. He was graduated from SUNY at Stony Brook, where he was Phi Beta Kappa, and Cornell Law School, where he was a member of Law Review.