Jayson Derrick

Jayson Derrick

About Jayson Derrick

Jayson Derrick has been writing for InvestorPlace since 2016. Jayson also is a contributor to Benzinga and has contributed to Seeking Alpha and Motley Fool.

Jayson’s career in finance began at a large international day trading firm where he was in charge of overseeing risk management for hundreds of traders. After that, Jayson worked closely with trading desks across the world in optimizing trading strategies, minimizing risk. Jayson then went on to managing a news desk ensuring traders receive relevant and up-to-the second news and information before realizing his true calling was writing about news rather than sitting on the other side of the screen.

Jayson is an avid Pittsburgh Penguins fan and BBQ fanatic. Jayson lives in Montreal, Canada, with his wife Rebecca. They are expecting their first child, a girl, in early March.

Recent Articles

7 Stocks to Buy That Wall Street Got Dead Wrong

Investors tend to overreact come earnings time. These seven stocks to buy didn't get the benefit of the doubt, but may have deserved it.

Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) Stock Investors Should Be Worried

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Fitbit Inc (FIT) Stock Could Reclaim Its Crown as Soon as Q2

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Fitbit Inc (FIT) Stock Isn’t As Dangerous As It Looks

FIT stock is trading near 52-week lows, as investors aren't buying what management is selling, but this is a mistake: Fitbit management have communicated a solid game plan to spur growth.

7 Earnings Losers to Pick Up off the Floor

Earnings season gives investors the chance to buy beaten-up stocks on the cheap. But telling a value apart from a money trap isn't easy.