Kenneth Lawrence Fisher is an American investment analyst and the founder and chairman of Fisher Investments, a fee-only financial adviser with United States offices in Woodside California; San Mateo, California; Camas, Washington; and Plano, Texas, and international offices in England, Germany, Australia, Japan, and the Dubai International Financial Centre. Fisher's Forbes “Portfolio Strategy” column ran from 1984 to 2017, making him the longest continuously-running columnist in the magazine’s history. He is currently a regular columnist for several publications, including USA Today, Financial Times and Interactive Investor in the UK, Borsen in Denmark, De Telegraaf in The Netherlands, and Focus in Germany. Fisher has authored eleven books on investing, and has written research papers in the field of behavioral finance. He is on the Forbes 400 list of richest Americans and Forbes list of world billionaires, and as of 2017 is worth $3.8 billion. In 2010, he was named to Investment Advisor magazine's "30 for 30" list of the 30 most influential people in the investment advisory business over the last 30 years. As of 2018, Fisher’s firm manages $100 billion.
Robert Allen Riggle Jr. is an American actor, comedian, and retired United States Marine Corps Reserve officer. He is best known for his work as a correspondent on Comedy Central's The Daily Show from 2006 to 2008, as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2004 to 2005, and for his comedic roles in films such as The Hangover, The Other Guys, Let's Be Cops, Dumb & Dumber To, 21 Jump Street, 22 Jump Street, The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, and Step Brothers. He has also co-starred in the Adult Swim comedy-action series NTSF:SD:SUV::. In 2012, Riggle replaced Frank Caliendo for the comedy skit and prognostication portions of Fox NFL Sunday.
Mary Tyler "Molly" Ivins was an American newspaper columnist, author, political commentator, and humorist. Born in California and raised in Texas, Ivins attended Smith College and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She began her journalism career at the Minneapolis Tribune where she became the first female police reporter at the paper. Ivins joined the Texas Observer in the early 1970s and later moved to The New York Times. She became a columnist for the Dallas Times Herald in the 1980s, and then the Fort Worth Star-Telegram after the Times Herald was sold and shuttered. The column was subsequently syndicated by Creators Syndicate and carried by hundreds of newspapers. The Forbes Media Guide Five Hundred, 1994 stated:
Nicholas Donabet Kristof is an American journalist and political commentator. A winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, he is a regular CNN contributor and has written an op-ed column for The New York Times since November 2001. Kristoff is a self-described progressive. According to The Washington Post, Kristof "rewrote opinion journalism" with his emphasis on human rights abuses and social injustices, such as human trafficking and the Darfur conflict. Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa has described Kristof as an "honorary African" for shining a spotlight on neglected conflicts.