Bradley Keoun

Bradley Keoun covers markets and finance for TheStreet.

A former reporter and editor for Bloomberg News in New York and Mexico City, he covered the financial crisis of 2008 and has written about U.S. banks, the energy industry and emerging markets. 

Keoun, who previously worked for the Gainesville (Fla.) Sun and Chicago Tribune, has a master's in journalism from the University of Florida and a bachelor's in electrical engineering from Duke University. You can reach him at bradley.keoun@thestreet.com and follow him on Twitter @liqquidity. 

Recent Articles By The Author

Legg Mason to Cut 120 Jobs as Reality Bites With Activist Peltz on Board

Legg Mason to Cut 120 Jobs as Reality Bites With Activist Peltz on Board

An announcement on job cuts comes just days after legendary corporate raider Nelson Peltz and his investment firm, Trian Fund Management, won two seats on Legg Mason's board of directors.

Trump's New China Tariffs Costing U.S. Families $831 a Year, New York Fed Says

Trump's New China Tariffs Costing U.S. Families $831 a Year, New York Fed Says

President Donald Trump has escalated his trade war with China over allegedly unfair practices. But guess what else is escalating? American consumers' costs for goods imported from China.

Federal Reserve Minutes Show Disagreement on Whether Inflation Will Stay Low

Federal Reserve Minutes Show Disagreement on Whether Inflation Will Stay Low

The Federal Reserve releases minutes from a closed-door two-day meeting that monetary-policy officials held in Washington on April 30 and May 1. The discussion preceded their decision to hold official U.S. interest rates steady in their current range of 2.25% to 2.5%.

Federal Reserve, Shoppers Might Have Amazon to Thank for Low U.S. Inflation Rate

Federal Reserve, Shoppers Might Have Amazon to Thank for Low U.S. Inflation Rate

The U.S. unemployment rate is at 3.6%, its lowest since December 1969, but a scarcity of workers hasn't translated to a surge in consumer prices. But a top Federal Reserve official in Dallas suggests that the slow pace of increases might be due to rising competition from online businesses, not to mention the extra transparency on pricing.

As Trade War Hits, China Looks Unsteady as $1.1 Trillion Treasury Investor

As Trade War Hits, China Looks Unsteady as $1.1 Trillion Treasury Investor

Some traders have speculated that China might liquidate its $1.1 trillion of U.S. Treasury bonds as a way of striking back against President Donald Trump's tariffs on imports from the country. But such a scenario might hide the real urgency: The Chinese government might need the cash, according to the wealth manager deVere Group.

How to Get a Top Job at Goldman Sachs - No Application Necessary

How to Get a Top Job at Goldman Sachs - No Application Necessary

Goldman Sachs doesn't make many acquisitions, but when it does buy a company, the founders often end up working at the Wall Street firm, as appears to be the case for Joe Duran, founder of United Capital.

Bitcoin Tumbles After $35 Million Trade Triggers Wave of Selling

Bitcoin Tumbles After $35 Million Trade Triggers Wave of Selling

Bitcoin falls by 11% to about $7,000 after a trade on a London-based exchange triggered a cascade of selling by other investors, according to the blog ZeroHedge.

Junk Loans, Now at $1.2 Trillion, Could Haunt U.S. Banks, Top Regulator Warns

Junk Loans, Now at $1.2 Trillion, Could Haunt U.S. Banks, Top Regulator Warns

A rapid increase over the past decade in the amount of loans taken out by corporations with poor credit ratings could come back to haunt U.S. banks, Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting warns.

U.S. Retail Sales Unexpectedly Fall in April on Slump in Autos

U.S. Retail Sales Unexpectedly Fall in April on Slump in Autos

The Census Bureau says U.S. retail sales in April unexpectedly slipped by 0.2% from March. Economists had projected an increase of 0.2%.

Trump's Threatened China Tariffs Could Cost U.S. Families $2,300 Each

Trump's Threatened China Tariffs Could Cost U.S. Families $2,300 Each

With the U.S. inflation rate lagging well below the Federal Reserve's 2% target, President Donald Trump's increased tariffs on Chinese imports could push up consumer prices -- by a lot. A recent study puts the estimate at $2,300 annually for a U.S. family of four.