Howard Rothman

Howard Rothman has over 30 years of experience as a communications professional with an extensive background in traditional, online and social media. Specializing in business topics, he is the author of 11 books published in 9 languages and more than 1,500 articles that have appeared in over 150 different magazines, newspapers and online media. For the first decade of the 21st Century he was Managing Editor at a boutique investment research firm with offices in north America, Europe and Asia. Now he writes about business and economic trends for a number of outlets, manages research projects for corporate clients, and collaborates on publishing ventures — both electronic and traditional — from conception and creation through production and marketing.

General Information

Howard Rothman
Fool Since:
May 14 1998

Investing Basics

Investing Style:
Long-Term Buy and Hold

Investing Favorites

Cyclicals—particularly Industrials, Transportation, Agriculture, Energy

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
Pennsylvania State University
Job Title
Independent communications professional
Company / Organization
Annamel Media
Former Jobs
Managing Editor, OTR Global LLC


Personal Quote:
"Buy the ticket, take the ride."

My Story

I'm an experienced communications professional with a diversified background in traditional, online and social media, specializing in business issues—from grassroots to global. I'm also the author of 10 books published in 9 languages, as well as more than 1,000 articles that appeared in over 100 different magazines and newspapers. For the first decade of the 21st Century, I was managing editor at OTR Global, an investment research and agency-trading boutique with offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more info, go to