Stansberry Research was Founded in 1999 by Frank Porter Stansberry and is a publishing company that puts out a monthly and bi-monthly newsletter called Stansberry’s Investment Advisor. These newsletters are written by various experts in finance on a guest-editor basis. Porter Stansberry is the editor-in-chief of the newsletters and regularly contributes editorials, not only to the Stansberry newsletter but also to other financial publications.
The company advises on investment research. They cover a wide variety of industries and the newsletters offer advice about investing in companies and industries that deal with resources such as oil, mining, power and other natural resources around the world. Stansberry Research says they have subscribers in over a hundred different countries around the world.
Founder Porter Stansberry previously worked at The Fleet Street Letter, the oldest English-language financial publication, of which Porter Stansberry was the first American editor.
Porter Stansberry has written about some controversial topics in the financial world, such as predicting the imminent collapse of American currency, financial panic in Europe and the Auto Industry Bailout of 2008-2010. He has also produced his own infomercial, titled “The End of America.” He is also the founder of the governmental-reform group “The Project to Restore America.”
Other analysts at the Stansberry newsletter include Steve Sjuggerud, who is the editor of the Stansberry Research publication, True Wealth, and he has co-authored several finance books.
David Eifrig is the editor of Retirement Millionaire and he contributes regularly to other financial publications as well. He has authored several finance books of his own.
Matt Badiali is editor of S&A Resource Report which focuses on natural resources such as metal. He has a Masters in geology from Florida Atlantic University.
Dan Farris is the editor of Extreme Value which, along with his books, focus on safe investments..
The SEC charged Stansberry with fraud in November of 2003 and the 4th Circuit Court found them guilt in August of 2007. The charges were related to work done with Agora, INC. and a subsidiary of Agora, Pirate Investors LLC. An appeal in 2009 was denied.