Adelphi University to Host a Lecture on “Social Media as an Investing Resource”

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Feb. 28, 2014 - PRLog -- Brian Egger, the founder and publisher of, a popular investment website and financial blog, will be speaking on the topic “Social Media as an Investing Resource” at an event organized by the student-led academic clubs in the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business.  The lecture will be held on Thursday, March 4, 2014, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. at the Ruth S. Harley University Center Room 313. The event is free and open to the public.

Brian Egger, the publisher of, is also a contributing writer for several prominent online publications, including and Yahoo! Voices. A nationally-ranked stock analyst, Mr. Egger has written extensively on a variety of investment-related topics. His new book, Social Media Strategies for Investing (Adams Media), is expected to be published during the Autumn of 2014.

While working on Wall Street, Mr. Egger achieved two second-place rankings in Institutional Investor’s “All-America Research Team.” He was also recognized six times as a Wall Street Journal “Best on the Street” analyst. Mr. Egger held positions of increasing responsibility as a senior analyst at Goldman Sachs, Donaldson Lufkin Jenrette, Credit Suisse, BMO Capital Markets and Topeka Capital Markets. He also served as associate director of research at BMO and director of research at the Institutional Research Group.

Mr. Egger has appeared numerous times on Bloomberg Television and CNBC. An experienced lecturer, he taught securities analysis courses to MBA students as an adjunct finance professor at Columbia Business School. He received a BS in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated magna cum laude, and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

This lecture is a part of the 50th Anniversary of the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business. To learn more about the School please visit:

About Adelphi University: Adelphi is a world class, modern university with excellent and highly relevant programs where students prepare for lives of active citizenship and professional careers. Through its schools and programs—The College of Arts and Sciences, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Honors College, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, College of Nursing and Public Health and the School of Social Work—the co-educational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,000 students from 43 states and 45 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and centers in Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Poughkeepsie, the University, chartered in 1896, maintains a commitment to liberal studies in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.

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