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Market Research From a Unique Perspective: Spencer McGowan Interviews John Hook!
Hook & Co., New York, New York – 1985-Present
President Hook Analytics – 5/03 to Date. Provide high quality, confidential, independent research to an exclusive group of top hedge and investment funds. Answer questions by phone and do directed research. Engage in dialogue with premium clients. Email recommendations and analysis two times a day. Stocks, bonds, sectors, currencies, oil, geopolitics, interest rates, macro and micro, technicals and fundamentals. Recommend macro investment strategy and specific investments. All markets but especially U. S. equities, all instruments, long/short. Written and oral, fundamental analysis of companies and instruments, technical analysis, economics, timing of buys and sells. Direct payments, soft dollars, or directed commissions on a monthly retainer and for level one clients a minimum and an upside based on results.
Weekly Market Letter – 1/02 to Date. Many professional recipients: hedge funds, prime brokers, hedge fund law and accounting firms, mutual and pension funds, large net worth registered representatives, investment and merchant bankers, venture capitalists, high net worth, family offices, and other large institutional investors.
Investor and Trader – 1985 to Date. Manage own money with high compound rate of return.
Education Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1971-1973, MBA ’73 Finance; University Commencement Orator.
Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1965-1969, AB ’70 Cum Laude; Honorary Scholarship, Advanced Standing.
Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1974-77, 80-81.