Phil is the interactive editor at Yahoo! Finance. Formerly, he was the executive editor at StockTwits. He is a partner at Social Leverage, LLC and makes early stage investments in web based companies. He is obsessed with the psychosocial aspects of user experience and online community development.

Phil ran a long/short equity hedge fund which focused on behavioral strategies and currently runs a private account. He began his trading career back in the day with a Datek account and an attitude. He has always loved to buy fear and sell euphoria.

Phil earned a doctorate in clinical psychology from Argosy University and a BA in English from the University of Maryland.

He lives with his wife and two boys in Montebello, New York.