Peter Tanous is President of Lepercq Lynx Investment Advisory. Over the course of his forty years as a finance professional, he has served as executive vice president of Bank Audi (U.S.A.) in New York City, chairman of Petra Capital Corporation—an international investment bank that he cofounded—and first vice president and international regional director with Smith Barney. Mr. Tanous is the author of several critically acclaimed books, including Investment Gurus, which was chosen as a Main Selection of The Money Book Club, as was his subsequent book, The Wealth Equation.
Jeff Cox has been a journalist since 1987 and is a staff writer with CNBC.com where he covers all aspects of the markets, and appears on CNBC Television. He provides market commentary for radio stations across the country, and his articles frequently run on other CNBC syndication partners such as TheStreet.com, Yahoo!, and AOL Money. He also has worked at CNN Money and as a senior editor for two Pennsylvania newspapers. Cox's writing and editing projects have been honored on multiple occasions by the New Jersey Press Association and Pennsylvania Newspaper Association.