James Foytlin is a Retired Investment Adviser, currently a New Media Entrepreneur, Film producer, and Consultant mentoring several small tech start ups into profitability.
Mr. Foytlin worked at Dean Witter, Fahnestock, and Shields and Company before he went the independent advisory route. His career in investing has spanned five decades from the late 1970’s and he has had first hand experience investing in the pre-computer era, the 1987 stock market crash, the early 90’s tech bubble, the 2000 NASDQ melt down, the 9/11 terror attacks and the 2008 Financial Crisis.
Over his career Mr. Foytlin managed money for individuals and institutions, both domestically and internationally on 6 continents. He has studied extensively both the history of investing and many different trading philosophies settling on an hybrid Elliot wave style of trading. He was quick to recognize the revolutionary power of the internet and became a member of Wall Street’s Digital Underground in 1995 and was one of bloggings’ earliest proponents.
Mr. Foytlin held numerous securities licenses including Series 7, 63, managed futures, and many state insurance licenses. He ran a large international internship program in which many interns went on to work at top tier Wall Streets firms. He has traveled extensively both in the US and all over the globe, is an economics and history buff, Yankee fan, and most importantly a “real New Yorker.”