Steve Leuthold is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of The Leuthold Group, LLC, an institutional investment research firm established in 1981. In 1987, Steve initiated a small investment management operation which is driven almost exclusively by The Leuthold Group’s own internal research. Steve serves as Chief Investment Officer of the registered investment advisor and serves as senior executive of the investment portfolio management team; and is a member of Leuthold Funds’ Board of Directors.
Considered an industry expert, Steve is frequently cited in leading trade journals, makes appearances on broadcast media financial programs, and is regularly invited to speak at meetings and investment conferences including the Contrary Opinion Forum. In the past, he has served as a contributing editor, authored articles for major industry publications, and has conducted seminars for industry-related university curriculums including the Universities of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Arizona and St. Thomas.
Steve is the author of many books and articles, including The Myths of Inflation and Investing and Index Funds, the Risks and Pitfalls. He is a frequent contributor to leading trade journals, including The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, The Journal of Portfolio Management, The Financial Analysts Journal, Newsweek and BusinessWeek.
In 1999, Steve and Leuthold team member Eric Bjorgen, co-authored a special study, Corporate Insiders’ Big Block Transaction, for which they won the prestigious Charles H. Dow Award. In addition, Steve Leuthold’s Financial Analyst Journal article, “Inflation, Deflation and Interest Rates,” was awarded the 1982 Graham and Dodd Scroll by the Financial Analysts Federation. Steve has been an MTA member for about 40 years and has spoken at the annual seminar a number of times.