Stansberry Research

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Stansberry Research
Founded1999; 20 years ago (1999) (as Stansberry & Associates Investment Research)
HeadquartersBaltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Key people
Porter Stansberry Edit this on Wikidata

Stansberry Research is a privately owned American publishing company. The company is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, with additional offices in Florida, Oregon, and California.[1] The company specializes in investment research with an information services product line consisting primarily of monthly and bi-monthly advisory newsletters written by a variety of financial editors.[1][2] Topics include natural resource, power, oil and mining company investments, as well as health care and biotechnology.[1] Value, corporate bond and alternative investing are also featured. The company claims its newsletter has subscribers in over one hundred countries.[1]


Stansberry Research (previously Stansberry & Associates Investment Research) was founded in 1999 as an independent investment research firm.[1] In addition to his editorial duties, company founder, Frank Porter Stansberry, writes opinion pieces in a variety of financial publications discussing diverse and controversial issues ranging from the auto bailout to the European financial panic, among others. Other Stansberry public information efforts include production of a 2011 infomercial entitled "The End of America," as well as the founding of "The Project to Restore America," a 2012 endeavor aimed at restructuring American governance.[3][4]

In 2014, investigated the firm's claim that United States currency will "collapse", and found such claims to be false.[5]


Porter Stansberry is the founder of Stansberry Research and the editor of Stansberry’s Investment Advisory.[6] Stansberry, prior to launching Stansberry Research in 1999, was the first American editor of the oldest English-language financial newsletter, The Fleet Street Letter.[citation needed] Steve Sjuggerud is the founder and editor of the Stansberry Research publication True Wealth, launched in 2001.[6] He is also a co-author of a book on investment strategies called Safe Strategies for Financial Freedom.[citation needed] David Eifrig is the editor of Retirement Millionaire and is a regular contributor to the Stansberry Research publication Daily Wealth.[7] Eifrig is the author of two books, The Doctor’s Protocol Field Manual, and High Income Retirement: How to Safely Earn 12% to 20% Income Streams to Your Savings.[citation needed] e Matt Badiali is the editor of S&A Resource Report, which focuses on natural resources, metals, energy, and investments. He joined Stansberry Research in 2005 and has a BS in Earth Sciences from Penn State University and a Masters in Geology from Florida Atlantic University.[8] Dan Ferris has been the editor of Extreme Value, a newsletter that concentrates on safe stocks, good businesses, and steep discounts, since 2002. Stansberry Research published Ferris’ book World Dominating Dividend Growers: Income Streams that Never Go Down in July 2014.[9]

SEC case[edit]

In November 2003, the Securities and Exchange Commission accused Stansberry of fraud committed while he edited various newsletters published under the umbrella of Agora, Inc. and Agora subsidiary, Pirate Investors LLC.[10][11][12] In August 2007, the court found Stansberry guilty with the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and subsequently denied a 2009 appeal.[12][13][14]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Company Overview of Stansberry & Associates Investment Research, LLC". BusinessWeek. Retrieved October 31, 2012.
  2. ^ " Reviews – Legit or Scam?". Retrieved October 31, 2012.
  3. ^ "AFP Podcast & Article: Help Audit the Fed, Now!". AmericanFreePress. October 5, 2012. Retrieved October 31, 2012.
  4. ^ "Porter Stansberry Research – The End of America". HeavyHometownNewWave -Youtube account. December 14, 2010. Retrieved November 1, 2012.
  5. ^ Mikkelson, Barbara (April 14, 2014). "Currency Collpse". Retrieved August 7, 2014.
  6. ^ a b "Gold News". Bullion Vault. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  7. ^ "Articles from Dr. David Eifrig, Daily Wealth". Top Stock Analysts. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  8. ^ "About Matt Badiali". Mainzincome. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  9. ^ "World Dominating Dividend Growers: Income Streams that Never Go Down". Amazon. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  10. ^ "Securities and Exchange Commission, Plaintiff, v. AGORA, INC., PIRATE INVESTOR, LLC and FRANK PORTER STANSBERRY Defendants". U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. November 14, 2003. Retrieved November 1, 2012.
  11. ^ Adam Liptak (August 3, 2003). "E-Mail Stock Tip Tests Limits of Scurities Laws". the New York Times. Retrieved November 1, 2012.
  12. ^ a b Steven Nelson (November 8, 2011). "Meet Porter Stansberry, the fraudster behind ominous 'NewAmerica3' ads". The Daily Caller. Retrieved November 1, 2012.
  13. ^ Brian Deer (October 11, 2007). "Porter Stansberry scam nailed in SEC investment fraud lawsuit". Retrieved November 1, 2012.
  14. ^ Tricia Bishop (August 10, 2007). "$1.5 million payback ordered in SEC suit". The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved November 1, 2012.