Scott Barrie is the owner and founder of Commodity, Futures Equity Analytics, a financial analysis company. A former commodities trader with expertise in hedge funds and derivatives, he's a frequent contributor to Stocks and Commodities magazine and Stock Traders Almanac.
Lita Epstein, MBA, was the content director for a financial services website, MostChoice.com, and managed the website Investing for Women. She is the author of several books including, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Social Security and Alpha Teach Yourself Retirement Planning in 24 Hours. She earned her MBA from Emory University.