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Patrick Sanders

Contributing Writer

Patrick Sanders is a freelance writer, editor and stock market expert. He is founding editor of Invested, a daily stock market newsletter published by U.S. News & World Report, and he managed U.S. News' investing advice section from 2015 to 2019. He previously was deputy managing editor of He operated news websites in southeast Europe and Turkey, was the founding managing editor of the New York Times editing center and was Connecticut news editor for The Associated Press. Patrick has made numerous media appearances as a stock market analyst and appeared on panels to discuss personal finance and investing. He served on the board of governors of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing, and was co-chairman of the training committee to promote and develop training opportunities for business journalists throughout North America. Patrick is a graduate of Marshall University and now resides in Maryland. Follow him on Twitter or connect on LinkedIn.

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