The story behind the savvy 'Mystery Broker' and where he sees the market going now

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"So, there's this guy who emails me his market outlook every so often."

That's how my Barron's column started one week nearly a dozen years ago, introducing the canny and clear-thinking financial advisor who has come to be known in print and on Twitter as the Mystery Broker, whose market color and investment calls I share on the irregular frequency with which he sends them.

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