Invest With An Edge is a free trading resource for everyday investors. Published by All Star Investor.  We’ve been delivering solid investing advice since 1991, with a current focus on Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) and Exchange-Traded Notes (ETNs).  This website includes:

  • Leadership Strategy Trading Method
    This growth strategy encompasses the investing styles found in the Morningstar Style-Box (Large Cap Growth, Small Cap Value, etc.) and helps you to invest in the ones displaying true market leadership.
  • Weekly Investing Newsletter
    We provide a powerful mid-week review of the markets with a focus on sectors, styles, and international positions.
  • Market Commentary
    We cover the markets from a unique perspective. Our insight will help you to think about investing in a not-so-common way and will help you gain an edge in the markets.

About the Contributors

Ron Rowland is the founder and former executive editor of the online investment advisory services All Star Investor and Invest with an Edge. He is also a former portfolio manager for Flexible Plan Investments. Quoted widely in the financial press, Mr. Rowland is an industry expert for insight on sector rotation and actively managed ETF strategies.



Peter Mauthe Bio ImagePeter Mauthe offers Flexible Plan Investments a wealth of industry experience and connections to one of the most extensive networks of financial professionals in the independent investment advisor community. Mr. Mauthe is responsible for new opportunities, developing new business initiatives, and implementing corporate and business-level strategies for the company.

Mr. Mauthe has been active in the financial industry since 1974, when he began trading for a living to help pay his way through college at the University of Miami. In 1979, he began his professional career as an independent market maker on the Chicago Board Options Exchange.

Mr. Mauthe has been integral to the success of many financial firms across the nation. He co-founded MK Asset Management, Inc. in Irvine, California, and was President of Trendstat Capital Management, Inc. in Scottsdale, Arizona; Chief Operating Officer at Spectrum Financial, Inc. in Virginia Beach, Virginia and Principal in Dallas-based Rhoads Lucca Capital Management, Inc. Since 2010, he has also worked with world-renowned author John Mauldin in managing and developing various companies for the popular Internet commentator.

Mr. Mauthe has served as President of the American Association of Professional Technical Analysts and has served as President, Chairman and Director of the National Association of Active Investment Managers (NAAIM).


Jason Teed Bio ImageJason Teed is responsible for the daily calculation of mutual fund trades, optimization of trading system models, development and verification of new algorithmic trading methodologies, up to and through completion and actual trading, proprietary asset allocation design and testing, walk-forward optimization design and utilization, and fiduciary communication with clients.

Mr. Teed holds an MBA in Finance from Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).


Tim Hanna Bio ImageTim Hanna is responsible for reviewing new and existing strategies and modifications for tradability, feasibility and implementation. Mr. Hanna has a Bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University and a Master’s degree in Finance from Walsh College. He holds the CFIP (Certified Fixed-Income Practitioner) designation and is studying for Level III of the CFA program.

Before joining FPI, he was an Institutional Bond Broker at Multi-Bank Securities and previously a derivatives trader.