John Longo

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Clinical Professor
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100 Rock: Room 5129
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Academic Info

Ph.D., Rutgers University; Finance
M.B.A., Rutgers University; Finance
B.A., Rutgers University; Economics and Computer Science


Hedge Funds, Behavioral Finance, Investor Psychology, Investment Strategy, Portfolio Management, Stock Markets, Valuation, Trading, Artificial Intelligence, High Net Worth Investors, Financial Planning.


Applied Portfolio Management; Intro Financial Management; Asset Pricing Portfolio Analysis


Dr. Longo is a Clinical Professor of Finance & Economics at Rutgers Business School, and Chief Investment Officer and Chairman of the Investment Committee  for The MDE Group (, a registered investment advisor with $1.2 billion under management. The MDE Group has been ranked as the 4th best independent investment advisor in the USA by Barron’s in 2007 and 2008.

He is a member of the Advisory Board of Bloomberg’s educational subsidiary, The Bloomberg Institute.  Dr. Longo has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg Radio, Fox Business, BBC World, The (Ron) Insana Quotient and several other  programs.  He has been quoted in the The Wall Street Journal, Thomson Reuters, Dow Jones MarketWatch, The Chicago Tribune, The Star Ledger, Hedge Fund Alert, FundFire, and dozens of other periodicals.

He is author / editor of Hedge Fund Alpha: A Framework for Generating and Understanding Investment Performance.  He is a member of the Editorial Boards of The Journal of Performance Measurement and The Journal of Financial Planning & Forecasting.  He has served as consultant to many financial service firms on a global basis and twice led Rutgers students to a personal visit with Warren Buffett. Previously, he was a Vice President at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.


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Faculty Insight: Ferment in the Global Oil Markets and Spillover Risk

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Professor John Longo on the disruption of oil production in Libya and the pressure that is putting on global supplies at a time when demand is increasing due to an improving, but still fragile global economy.  More ›

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