Martin S Fridson

MICHELLE R. CLAYMAN, CFA, is Founder, Managing Partner, and Chief Investment Officer of New Amsterdam Partners LLC, an institutional money management firm in New York City. She has been published in the Financial Analysts Journal and the Journal of Investing, and is a frequent commentator for CNBC, Bloomberg, and other financial media outlets.

MARTIN S. FRIDSON, CFA, is the CEO of FridsonVision LLC in New York City and is known for his innovative work in credit analysis and investment strategy. He is the author of several highly acclaimed books on financial statement analysis, high-yield debt, and financial history and is the youngest person ever inducted into the Fixed Income Analysts Society Hall of Fame.

GEORGE H. TROUGHTON, CFA, is Professor Emeritus of Finance at California State University, Chico. He is a recipient of the C. Stewart Sheppard Award for the advancement of education in the investment profession as well as the Donald L. Tuttle Award for CFA Grading Excellence.