Ed Easterling, founder, Crestmont Research, previously served as an adjunct professor, Southern Methodist University, where he taught a course on alternative investments and hedge funds for MBA students. Mr. Easterling is the author of Probable Outcomes: Secular Stock Market Insights and Unexpected Returns: Understanding Secular Stock Market Cycles, contributing author to Just One Thing: Twelve of the World’s Best Investors Reveal the One Strategy You Can’t Overlook, and is the co-author of chapters about Crestmont’s research in Bull’s Eye Investing by John Mauldin. He earned a B.B.A. in business, B.A. in psychology, and an MBA, Southern Methodist University.