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Brian D. Egger

Brian EggerSpecialties: Investing, social media, finance
Home base: New York City area
Web site: www.breakingcall.com

Brian D. Egger is the founder and publisher of BreakingCall.com and the author of Social Media Strategies for Investing (Adams Media, November 2014). He is also a contributing writer for TheStreet.com. Brian was a nationally-ranked stock analyst at Credit Suisse and BMO Capital Markets and has written extensively on a variety of investment-related topics, including the impact of social media on investing. He held four team positions, including two second-place rankings, in Institutional Investor's "All-America Research Team." He was recognized six times as a Wall Street Journal "Best on the Street" analyst.
Social Media Strategies for Investing
During a twenty-year career on Wall Street, Brian held positions of increasing responsibility as an equity analyst at Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, BMO Capital Markets, and Topeka Capital Markets. He served as Associate Director of Research at BMO and Director of Research at the Institutional Research Group. An experienced lecturer, Brian taught securities analysis to MBA students as an Adjunct Finance Professor at Columbia Business School. He received a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business.

Suggested Topics

  • Social Media as an Investing Tool
  • Social Media for Business
  • Social Media for Personal Marketing
  • Stock Analysis as a Career

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Reuters News: More investors using social media to make decisions


What People Say About Brian D. Egger

“Brian has a great understanding of the social Web and financial markets’ intersection. Learning how to use modern social tools to speed up your knowledge and abilities is something this book will help you accomplish.”
—Howard Lindzon, Co-Founder of StockTwits

“You have an excellent guide on your journey with the author of this book, Brian Egger. His ability to think clearly about the complex world of investing is first-rate. You are in good hands here.”
—From the Foreword by Nicholas Colas, Market Strategist

“Brian Egger has successfully defined himself as a leading contributor to the evolving field of the intersection of social media and investment expertise.”
—Michael J. Driscoll, Ed.D., Clinical Professor and Senior Executive in Residence, Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, Adelphi University

“A ‘must read’ for those wanting to stay on top of factors shaping a new paradigm in investing.”
—Al Jackson, Managing Member, Siridean Advisors LLC, Former Head of Global Securities Research at Credit Suisse