Markos N. Kaminis Bio - Financial Columnist, Blogger, Writer & Entrepreneur


Markos N. Kaminis, a leading Wall Street analyst, is also a widely syndicated financial columnist and entrepreneur. Mr. Kaminis is the founder, publisher and chief editor of the popular, globally syndicated, financial markets blog column, Wall Street Greek. Mr. Kaminis is also currently a leading economic and securities markets columnist for and a weekly columnist for Greek News and others. Markos also occasionally authors freelance articles and research reports for a select group of important publishers and private investors. Mr. Kaminis has also written for Jim Cramer's,, BusinessWeek Online, and several financial market newsletters including The Outlook, Emerging Opportunities, Equity Insights, and others. Markos also served as Financial Editor and Strategic Development Consultant for To contract with Markos N. Kaminis to syndicate his column on a weekly or regular basis, or hire him for freelance contribution for your publication, the best way to reach him is via telephone at 347.746.3415. 

Mr. Kaminis is often quoted in major media as an expert commentator on financial markets and economic matters, and he has appeared countless times across television, radio and the web. If you would like to interview Mr. Kaminis, simply give him a call.  

Markos' esteemed Wall Street career included seven years service as a sell-side analyst at Standard & Poor's. Markos held a special role as an idea generator, supporting the portfolios of institutional clients as well as playing a significant role in driving performance within S&P's recommended lists and portfolios. At times, Markos held responsibility for up to 10% of his firm's entire "Strong Buy" recommendation list - and for good reason.  

He followed a group of 30-40 Small and Mid-Cap firms and was charged with finding new buy and sell candidates while operating without restriction regarding industry or business sector. He also authored IPO research, wrote for S&P newsletters and edited the work of foreign analysts for one such publication. 

Mr. Kaminis generated a 23% average annual return over five years on his "Strong Buy" recommendations, and 26% over three years ended 2004. Mr. Kaminis' excellent performance only improved in the last half year of his tenure at S&P. He was ranked internally as the best "strong buy" stockpicker over the four-year period ended 2004 and second over five years, among a group of approximately 60 domestic and 90 global analysts. If you would like to hire Mr. Kaminis to produce a research report or to study a specific investment opportunity for you, including equity research, IPO research, or private equity investment, or as a consultant for your business operation, simply call 347.746.3415. 

Mr. Kaminis is currently working on several entrepreneurial efforts of his own, is active in business development and private equity investment and is expanding his financial column syndication. He invites you to continue to follow some of his insights at his blog, Wall Street Greek. Please enjoy our latest articles listed below: