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Bill Baker

Author of "Endless Money"

For over 25 years Bill Baker, author of "Endless Money: The Moral<br /> Hazards of Socialism" and founder of the Conservative Economist web<br /> site, has been an equity money manager or investment research analyst in<br /> an institutional setting.<br /> <br /> More than half these years he has spent concurrently developing two<br /> companies: GARP Research & Securities Co. (member FINRA, SIPC) and<br /> Gaineswood Investment Management, Inc. (an SEC registered investment<br /> advisor). Before this he was at Reich & Tang, Oppenheimer Funds, and Van<br /> Kampen American Capital, being directly responsible for mutual funds or<br /> institutional accounts during most of that interval.<br /> <br /> One of the funds he managed at Oppenheimer was awarded a Morningstar<br /> five-star rating in November 1990 shortly before he left the firm. Mr.<br /> Baker received his master of business administration from the Amos Tuck<br /> School at Dartmouth College in 1980, and he was granted a bachelor<br /> degree in economics in 1978 from the University of Pennsylvania. He is<br /> vice president and a trustee of the Harbour League, a think tank<br /> headquartered in Baltimore with affiliates in other U.S. cities.