Kate Stalter is an investment advisor at Portfolio LLC. She is based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Previously, she edited the "Low Priced Leaders" newsletter at TFNN.com and hosted Tiger Financial News Network's "Small Cap Roundup" radio show. She has been a stock-market columnist and video host at MoneyShow.com and currently writes for Morningstar Advisor magazine. From 2001 until 2010 she was a seminar instructor and market writer with Investor's Business Daily. She received her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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