Leder founded footnoted.org in 2003 to coincide with the
publication of her book Financial Fine Print (John Wiley & Sons,
2003). The site was acquired by Chicago-based Morningstar
earlier this year and Leder continues to run the site for
Leder first became interested in SEC filings early in
her career, while writing about a small Florida bank that
was engaged in aggressive accounting during the last real
estate boom. As a reporter and later editor, she spent
10 years at daily newspapers in Florida, Connecticut and
New York. As a freelance business journalist, her work
has appeared in BusinessWeek, The New York Times, Portfolio and Slate, among others. Leder has appeared on Bloomberg
TV, CNBC, The Today Show and has been quoted in dozens
of newspaper both in the U.S. and abroad, about digging
into SEC filings.
Leder holds a degree in economics from Brandeis University.
She blogs from footnoted.org world
headquarters in Peekskill, N.Y., where she lives with her
husband, Scott, their son, Soren, and dog, Kumara, whom
she has trained to dig through SEC filings.
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