Patrick Watson - Biography
Patrick Watson is a strategic adviser for active investment managers who value his balanced, forward-thinking trend analysis.
A major financial publisher lured Watson from his doctoral fellowship following 1987’s Black Monday crash to edit a successful Canadian gold stock newsletter. He then joined a large commodity fund manager, where he was quickly promoted to vice president. His contributions included development of an offshore currency fund, two private-equity funds and a unique tactical asset allocation program.
Watson went on to a boutique firm as a portfolio manager specializing in sector rotation, momentum trading and exchange-traded funds. He has personally advised hundreds of individual investors and written countless financial newsletters, investor updates and blog posts.
A Cold War veteran, Watson was a U.S. Army intelligence officer, trained paratrooper and expert in Soviet tactics. While still in his 20s, he was given command of a tactical unit with some of the military’s newest electronic warfare equipment.
Watson follows global financial markets closely, using his wide perspective to identify high-probability trends for his readers.