Thom Calandra of thomcalandra.com and subscriber service The Calandra Report is co-founder and chief commentator for CBS MarketWatch.com . He is an active investor and speaker and also the founder of Thom Calandra’s StockWatch, The Calandra Report, thomcalandra.com and Ticker Trax via Stockhouse.
Thom Calandra has been writing and broadcasting about lifestyle and investing topics for 35 years. His specialties are natural resources, biomedical. commercial property and special situations.
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He was the San Francisco Examiner‘s investing columnist. He also has appeared on the CBS Evening News, CBS Radio Network and the CBS MarketWatch Weekend television show. He was a London-based columnist for Bloomberg News and was the first online financial editor of USAToday.com. The TJFR Group named Calandra one of the top 100 financial journalists in the United States.
Calandra was editor of the 2002 book How America Made a Fortune and Lost Its Shirt. He is the author of a novel, Pablo By Numbers. His thomcalandra.com and subscriber service The Calandra Report probes deep-value and speculative investments and lifestyle themes.
Calandra holds a master’s degree in English from the University of Arizona and a bachelor’s degree of arts in English literature from City University of New York at Brooklyn College. He studied journalism at the University of Arizona, He lives with his wife and children in Tiburon, California. He visits approximately 40 natural resources properties each year across Africa, the Americas, Africa, Cambodia and Europe. His paying subscribers number in the tens of thousands in the past 15 years. He speaks at conferences in New Orleans, San Francisco, Toronto, Vancouver and London.