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

YouTube Subscriptions Will Set You Back $600 a Year

YouTube Subscriptions Will Set You Back $600 a Year

Existing customers will get hit with the price increases as will new subscribers.

Amazon, Microsoft Are Now Last Two in Race for $10B Pentagon Cloud Contract

Amazon, Microsoft Are Now Last Two in Race for $10B Pentagon Cloud Contract

The winner of the Defense Department contract - which could be worth up to $10 billion - could get announced as soon as July.

JetBlue Set to Announce Trans-Atlantic Service

JetBlue Set to Announce Trans-Atlantic Service

An announcement of JetBlue's plans could come as soon as Wednesday, a report says.

Netflix Makes Another Move on Hollywood, in Talks to Buy Egyptian Theatre

Netflix Makes Another Move on Hollywood, in Talks to Buy Egyptian Theatre

The giant movie streaming service is negotiating to buy an historic movie house on Hollywood Boulevard.

Uber Seeks Valuation of Up to $100 Billion in IPO - Report

Uber Seeks Valuation of Up to $100 Billion in IPO - Report

The ride-sharing company giant is set to tap the markets with a $10 billion initial public offering, a report says.

Why Investors Are Piling Billions Back Into Commodities This Year

Why Investors Are Piling Billions Back Into Commodities This Year

After cooling on the sector last year, speculators socked almost $15 billion into commodities funds in the first quarter, according to a recent report.

After Crude Oil's Roaring Rip, It May Pay to Be Cautious For Now

After Crude Oil's Roaring Rip, It May Pay to Be Cautious For Now

The oil rally may be running out of steam, according to a little-watched chart indicator. But things could heat up again later this year.

Palladium's Spectacular Rally Isn't Over Yet

Palladium's Spectacular Rally Isn't Over Yet

The recent Russian export ban for the metal is something of a red herring, but prices for palladium could still rally 14% to hit $1,800 an ounce soon.

Federal Reserve's Soft Stance Should Boost Gold Prices

Federal Reserve's Soft Stance Should Boost Gold Prices

When the central bank stops raising interest rates, prices for the yellow metal tend to rise, according to a new World Gold Council analysis.

Magellan Midstream Partners Is Worth Buying Again Now

Magellan Midstream Partners Is Worth Buying Again Now

Investors in the MLP were burned in 2016, but Magellan should benefit later this year from rising demand for refined products.