Frequently Asked Questions

At Stansberry & Associates, we believe in transparency, honesty and accountability. We're on a mission to help individuals learn to protect their portfolios, while making smarter investment decisions.

We have developed this FAQ section to provide more insight into our business model, products and communications.

What is Stansberry's Investment Advisory?
How does Stansberry's Investment Advisory work?
What will I receive when I sign up?
What does it cost to sign up?
How do you conduct your research? Are you a licensed advisor?
Do you invest in any of the companies you mention?
What are the Risks?
How do I contact an S&A staff member with any questions?

What is Stansberry's Investment Advisory?

In 1999, S&A founder Porter Stansberry launched Stansberry's Investment Advisory, our flagship newsletter. Today, hundreds of thousands of investors in 120 countries read Porter's work each month.

In these pages, Porter has been predicting the most promising emerging trends and the most influential economic forces affecting the market - with uncanny accuracy -for the past 13 years.

From the Internet boom and bust... the real estate boom... the collapse of natural gas prices... to the current oil boom in the U.S., these and other accurate predictions have led Stansberry's Investment Advisory subscribers to incredible gains.

How Stansberry's Investment Advisory Works:

Every weekday you will receive The S&A Digest, where Porter Stansberry, Sean Goldsmith, and Dan Ferris write up notes on what the S&A analysts are up to... and the interesting situations taking shape in the markets. It will keep you up-to-date on what's going on with the rest of the S&A family: the inner workings of our business... what we got right... what we got wrong... what we've got planned... and more. As one reader recently wrote, 'The S&A Digest is the only financial publication I read every day.'

The S&A Digest is also where Porter, Sean, and Dan answer subscriber questions and feedback. The S&A analysts read every letter you send in, and personally reply to as many as possible in The Digest every day.

On the second Friday of every month you will receive Stansberry's Investment Advisory.

In these pages, Porter has been predicting the most promising emerging trends and the most influential economic forces affecting the market - with uncanny accuracy -for the past 13 years.

From the Internet boom and bust... the real estate boom... the collapse of natural gas prices... to the current oil boom in the U.S., these and other accurate predictions have led Stansberry's Investment Advisory subscribers to incredible gains.

Porter offers an unconditional 100%-money-back guarantee to new members, who can try it out for four months, without risking a penny.

What will I receive when I sign up?

As a Stansberry's Investment Advisory subscriber, you'll receive:

  • Stansberry's Investment Advisory (12 issues in total over the next year), which will be sent to you on the second Friday of each month, first by email, then by regular mail.

  • Mr. Stansberry's five (5) most important Research Reports, including:

  • Research Report #1: The 4 Investment Assets You Do NOT Have to Report to the U.S. Government
  • Research Report #2: The Gold Investor's Manual
  • Research Report #3: Secrets of the Silver Market
  • Research Report #4: The 100% Secret-The Easiest Way in the Markets to Make 100%
  • Research Report #5: The World's Most Valuable Asset in a Time of Crisis

  • PLUS: 12 Months of Stansberry's Investment Advisory (delivered on the first Friday of each month)... subscribers-only access to dozens of great financial research reports... and Stansberry's subscriber's-only daily email, called the S&A Digest.

What does it cost to sign up?

The regular price of Stansberry's Investment Advisory is $149 for an entire year

How do you conduct your research? Are you a licensed advisor?

Stansberry & Associates editors and analysts have diverse backgrounds in the financial industry. They have worked as stockbrokers, mutual fund vice presidents, accountants, hedge fund managers, and equity analysts at some of the biggest money management firms in the world.

Their work is quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, and the Washington Post, among many other leading publications. Our editors and analysts have also shared their opinions on financial networks such as CNBC, Fox Business News, and CNN Radio.
However, the company does not provide personal investment advice, brokerage services or manage money. You should contact your broker or investment advisor before making any financial decision based on the information provided to all subscribers.

Do you invest in any of the companies you mention?

Stansberry & Associates Investment Research expressly forbids its writers from having a financial interest in any security they recommend to our subscribers. And all Stansberry & Associates Investment Research (and affiliated companies), employees, and agents must wait 24 hours after an initial trade recommendation is published on the Internet, or 72 hours after a direct mail publication is sent, before acting on that recommendation.

What are the Risks?

Any investment decision contains an element of risk. This work is based on SEC filings, current events, interviews, corporate press releases, and what we've learned as financial journalists. It may contain errors and you shouldn't make any investment decision based solely on what you read here. It's your money and your responsibility.

How do I contact a S&A staff member with any questions?

U.S. (888) 261-2693
INTERNATIONAL (443) 839-0986
FAX (410) 864-1812
EMAIL [email protected]
MAIL Stansberry & Associates
Investment Research
1217 St. Paul St.
Baltimore, MD 21202

Legal Notices: Stansberry & Associates Investment Research LLC (S&A) is a publishing company and the indicators, strategies, reports, articles and all other features of our products are provided for informational and educational purposes only and should not be construed as personalized investment advice. Our recommendations and analysis are based on SEC filings, current events, interviews, corporate press releases, and what we've learned as financial journalists. It may contain errors and you shouldn't make any investment decision based solely on what you read here. It's your money and your responsibility.

Readers should be aware that trading stocks and all other financial instruments involves risk. Past performance is no guarantee of future results, and we make no representation that any customer will or is likely to achieve similar results.

Our testimonials are the words of real subscribers received in real letters, emails, and other feedback who have not been paid for their testimonials. Testimonials are printed under aliases to protect privacy, and edited for length. Their claims have not been independently verified or audited for accuracy. We do not know how much money was risked, what portion of their total portfolio was allocated, or how long they owned the security. We do not claim that the results experienced by such subscribers are typical and you will likely have different results.

Any performance results of our recommendations prepared by S&A are not based on actual trading of securities but are instead based on a hypothetical trading account. Hypothetical performance results have many inherent limitations. Your actual results may vary.

Stansberry & Associates Investment Research expressly forbids its writers from having a financial interest in any security they recommend to our subscribers. And all Stansberry & Associates Investment Research (and affiliated companies), employees, and agents must wait 24 hours after an initial trade recommendation is published on the Internet, or 72 hours after a direct mail publication is sent, before acting on that recommendation. Stansberry & Associates Investment Research, LLC. 1217 Saint Paul Street, Baltimore MD 21202.

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