The Leuthold Group, founded in 1981 by industry veteran Steve Leuthold, is an independent, quantitative and contrarian institutional research firm based in Minneapolis, MN. Our research is conducted by a team of seven analysts, led by CIO Doug Ramsey and Director of Research Eric Weigel. Our proprietary research includes technical and quantitative analysis, broad sector and industry group analysis, earnings momentum, supply/demand dynamics, and valuation studies. Our proprietary databases enable us to do historical studies not found at any other shop on or off of Wall Street. In addition, our models are backed by the confidence gained from years of testing with real money in the real world. We pride ourselves on providing our clients unique insights and perspectives in a timely manner.