Simon Constable

Simon Constable | Author | Broadcaster | Journalist | Commentator | Speaker

He has written for The Wall Street Journal, TheStreet.com, the New York Post, the New York Sun, Barron's and the South China Morning Post. He is a fellow at the Johns Hopkins Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health and the Study of Business Enterprise.

Constable holds an MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia. He also worked on Wall Street as an adviser to top management and as a consultant to some of America's most prestigious companies.

His first book, The WSJ Guide to the 50 Economic Indicators that Really Matter, which he coauthored with Robert E. Wright, was an economics category winner in the 2012 Small Business Book Awards at Small Business Trends.

Recent Articles By The Author

Why India's War on Cash Is a Warning to the U.S.

Why India's War on Cash Is a Warning to the U.S.

Banning cash to cut crime isn't the cure-all that some people think. Just look at what's happening in India.

Why Gold Prices Right Now Should Have You Feeling Beyond Thrilled

Why Gold Prices Right Now Should Have You Feeling Beyond Thrilled

When precious metals prices drop it means investors are more interested in other assets.

What Does 2017 Have in Store? 3 Market Metrics That Will Tell You

What Does 2017 Have in Store? 3 Market Metrics That Will Tell You

January can tell you a lot about what the market might do to your portfolio in 2017, if you pay attention to the right patterns.

Don't Let Rising Rates Scare You Away From Bonds

Don't Let Rising Rates Scare You Away From Bonds

Simon Constable explains why high-quality bonds still make sense for the long-term investor.

What a Stronger Dollar Means for Investments: Good, Bad and Ugly

What a Stronger Dollar Means for Investments: Good, Bad and Ugly

A surging greenback means both winners and losers in the stock market. Here's at look at who they are, from corporations to individual households.

Who Picked Trump? Mrs. White, in the Kitchen, Sorting Bills: The Economy, Stupid

Who Picked Trump? Mrs. White, in the Kitchen, Sorting Bills: The Economy, Stupid

When the data are reviewed, it doesn't take wild conspiracy theories to see why Trump won. It was the economy.

From Gelt to Graham: 5 Financially Themed Gifts for the Holidays

From Gelt to Graham: 5 Financially Themed Gifts for the Holidays

There's something for every budget, from less than $10 to more than $8,000. After all, 'tis the season of greed.

Cuba Fund Surges 17% on Castro's Death

Cuba Fund Surges 17% on Castro's Death

The closed-end fund "CUBA" holds shares poised to benefit from a normalization of relations with the United States and is one of the few plays on Havana's economy.

Higher Hiring: How Weed Can Lure Retirees Back to the Workforce

Higher Hiring: How Weed Can Lure Retirees Back to the Workforce

More medical marijuana use could increase the supply of workers, says a new study. But there are some issues, not the least of which are varying legal standards.

Don't Relax Yet: Brexit Hasn't Finished Beating Up the British Pound

Don't Relax Yet: Brexit Hasn't Finished Beating Up the British Pound

The largest risks for the British pound range from a 'hard Brexit' to interest rates and the possibility that Scotland may break away from the United Kingdom.