Authors at FS Insight

Alex Kern
2 articles
Brian Rauscher
Brian Rauscher is a Managing Director and Head of Global Portfolio Strategy and Asset Allocation at FS Insight. He joined Robert W. Baird & Co. as Chief Portfolio Strategist in 2012 after 15 years on Wall Street. He has also worked on the buy side as the U.S. Equity Strategist at Fortress Investment Group on the Liquid Macro Fund. From 2004-2009, Rauscher was at Brown Brothers Harriman as the Director of Portfolio Strategy and Director of Research. Prior to that, he worked for five years as an investment strategist on the team of Wall Street legend Byron Wien, at Morgan Stanley.
7 articles
David Grider
David Grider is a Director and Senior Research Analyst at FS Insight. He oversees the firms emerging technology research within the blockchain, cryptocurrency, fintech and internet space. Most recently, he was a Founding General Partner at Aenigma, a digital asset focused venture capital fund and investment banking advisory firm. Previously, he worked at PwC in the Financial Instruments, Structured Products & Real Estate group performing investment valuation consulting. David began his career on Wall Street in 2012 at Noble Financial as a Vice President of Equity Capital Markets.
8 articles
FS Insight Team
1 article
Ken Xuan
Ken Xuan is a Quantitative Analyst at FS Insight where he optimizes and tests FS Insight’s proprietary portfolio models. He also manages and maintains FS Insight’s cryptocurrency and blockchain databases. Ken started his career at West Monroe Partners as an operations strategy consultant.
12 articles
Robert Sluymer
Robert Sluymer is a Managing Director and Technical Strategist at FS Insight, with over 25 years of expertise in investment research and technical analysis. He started his career with RBC Capital Markets in Toronto in 1991 as a Research Associate, and later moved to New York where he served as a Managing Director leading RBC’s U.S. Technical Research team. Robert’s technical approach marries a top down intra-market analysis with a bottom-up, stock by stock methodology that applies momentum, to identify turning points with a focus on relative performance to locate shifts in leadership.
127 articles
L . Thomas Block
L. Thomas Block is the Washington Policy Strategist at FS Insight, and also President of Tom Block Consults, a public policy consulting firm. Prior to starting his firm, Tom had a 21-year career at JP Morgan Chase, where he served as Global Head of Government Relations and created a Washington Research product for the firm. For 17 years he served as the senior lobbyist responsible for managing political relationships with the US government, state and local governments, and the EU and its member states. He created the bank’s EU Government Relations program. Prior to joining JP Morgan Chase in 1987, Tom was a vice president at Irving Trust Company.
66 articles
Tom Lee
Thomas Lee is a Managing Partner and the Head of Research at FS Insight. He is an accomplished Wall Street strategist with over 25 years of experience in equity research, and has been top ranked by Institutional Investor every year since 1998. Prior to co-founding FS Insight, he served most recently as J.P. Morgan’s Chief Equity Strategist from 2007 to 2014, and previously as Managing Director at Salomon Smith Barney. His areas of expertise include Market Strategy, Small/Mid-Cap Strategy and Telecom Services.
98 articles
Vito J. Racanelli
Vito J. Racanelli brings nearly three decades of experience as a financial journalist in various capacities for Dow Jones & Co., publisher of The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s, where he wrote the Trader, Streetwise and Up & Down Wall Street columns. Vito is driving several important new initiatives at FS Insight, including developing a market intelligence product, “Signal from Noise.” Additionally, Vito will be introducing other market commentary and overseeing the firm’s research and other client-facing publications and communications.
239 articles

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