Meet Our Team


Shelley Nelson


Shelley Nelson covers Financial sector for Journal Finance, and helps out occasionally with other industry sectors. He has written about investment and personal finance topics for more than 20 years from a lowly copywriter to editor-in-chief, so he has done a little bit of everything. For what it’s worth, he has a BA from Duke University and an MBA from Rollins College.

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James Kersh


James Kersh is Senior News Writer for Journal Finance. James Kersh covers healthcare & Biotech sector and writes about hot healthcare companies from a unique and “out of the box” perspective. Over the years he has built a network of resources within the healthcare sector he writes about. James Kersh hold a PhD in the field of epidemiology a masters degree in public health.

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Jimmy Wood 


Jimmy Wood is a top contributor on Journal Finance in both the long ideas and technology section of the website. I hold a Bachelor of Science Degree from Lehigh University, where I double majored in Finance and Accounting, with a minor in History. My major track focused on Investments and Financial Analysis. I have been active in the markets for several years, and am primarily focused on long/short equities.

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Kevin Cruz


Kevin Cruz is a stock and forex trader for over 10 years. Academic teacher in Behavioral Finance and Experimental Economics. Author of scientific articles on cognitive processing of information in financial markets. He specializes in market indices, currency pairs and commodities, rarely trading individual stocks. Not surprisingly, his main interest lies in energy stocks, and he covers basic materials section of  Journal Finance.

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