Mark Mahorney, best known for his 'tell it like it is' take on the markets, is an independent analyst, newsletter publisher, and financial writer whose work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal Online, Barron's, and The Motley Fool. Mark earned a degree in quantitative economics at Indiana University, and has worked in analytical positions for American United Life, IBM, and ING. Since 2002 he has made his career analyzing markets, economics, statistics, and providing cutting edge financial commentary to investment newsletters and mainstream media outlets. You can find him writing daily at Stockblog.com (http://stockblog.com/), contributing to Seeking Alpha and The Money Blogs, or start off at his HQ, DanceBearDance.com. Mark recently launched TruthTrader.com (http://truthtrader.com/), a trading service and newsletter.