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Tracey Ryniec

Tracey Ryniec


Tracey Ryniec

Stock Strategist at Zacks Investment Research

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Tracey Ryniec is a Zacks Stock Strategist. She manages the Insider Trader and Value Investor services.

Prior to joining Zacks, she litigated complex securities and insurance cases representing tech titans and Fortune 100 companies in San Francisco and Silicon Valley at the law firms of Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison -now defunct, a victim of the dot-com bust- and Cooley LLP.

Having lived in the Bay Area during the dot-com boom, Tracey quickly realized she was more interested in stocks and the stock market, then in actually litigating her cases and she made a career changing move.

She can now be happily found covering value stocks for in Chicago, in addition to running her trading service portfolios. She has appeared in Barrons,, and Marketwatch.

Tracey graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in history. She attended Princeton University where she studied in the Near Eastern Studies department before graduating with a Masters in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Chicago.

Armed with her advanced degree, she worked at the National Security Archive in Washington DC, on issues regarding the first Persian Gulf War. Tracey also holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania.

You can follow her tweets on her favorite obsessions which currently include the housing market, China and the emerging markets, and great stock finds at @TraceyRyniec.