Michael Pachter is an high profile gaming research analyst for Wedbush Securities. Officially, he provides coverage of the Entertainment Software Publishing and Retail sector. His analysis and predictions generally follow with fervent discussion on message boards, mainly because of the controversial nature of some of his statements.
Michael holds an M.B.A. from the Anderson School at the University of California at Los Angeles, a juris doctor from Pepperdine University, an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida, and a bachelor's in Political Science from California State University, Northridge.
In several articles and podcasts, Pachter argues that while his monthly predictions may be off, his yearly forecasts are usually accurate because of his ability to anticipate price cuts and market changes.
Pachter tends to cause frustration in gaming community for his often inaccurate predictions about the industry.