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

BB&T's Acquisition of SunTrust Brings Banking Foothold in Florida

BB&T's Acquisition of SunTrust Brings Banking Foothold in Florida

The combination of the two southeastern U.S. lenders would be the biggest bank merger in a decade and would create a regional powerhouse with an estimated $76 billion market value.

New Fed 'Stress Tests' Let Big Banks Get Closer to Edge of Risk

New Fed 'Stress Tests' Let Big Banks Get Closer to Edge of Risk

A decade after the entire financial system nearly collapsed in 2008, Fed officials are following through on a plan to simplify annual 'stress tests,' in which banks are graded on their ability to withstand a severe financial crisis. Shareholders could see bigger dividends and stock buybacks -- potentially at the cost of increased risk.

U.S. Bank Rally at Risk as Derivative Contagion Spreads From France

U.S. Bank Rally at Risk as Derivative Contagion Spreads From France

In 2011, global markets were gripped by fears of rising losses at giant French banks like BNP Paribas. Now, a veteran analyst is warning it could happen again -- this time from losses on derivatives bets.

U.S. Economy Adds 304,000 Jobs In January, Well Above Expectations

U.S. Economy Adds 304,000 Jobs In January, Well Above Expectations

A government report shows that the economy added 304,000 jobs in January, well above economists' average projection of 165,000.

Blackstone Posts First Quarterly Loss Since 2015 After Market Turmoil

Blackstone Posts First Quarterly Loss Since 2015 After Market Turmoil

Stephen Schwarzman's Blackstone Group posted a fourth-quarter net loss of $79.7 million, as investment revenue tumbled.

Fed Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged, Pledges Patience on Future Hikes

Fed Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged, Pledges Patience on Future Hikes

The Federal Reserve made no changes to U.S. benchmark interest rates, now in a range between 2.25% and 2.5%, as monetary policy officials met this week for the first time in 2019.

Stock-Picking Firms Invesco, Affiliated Prove Terrible Stock Picks

Stock-Picking Firms Invesco, Affiliated Prove Terrible Stock Picks

Even after an abysmal 2018, 16 big U.S. money managers could see earnings per share in 2019 fall another 5% on average, Jefferies estimates.

Banks Slash U.S. Growth Forecasts as Shutdown Hits GDP

Banks Slash U.S. Growth Forecasts as Shutdown Hits GDP

Bank of America economists estimate that the 35-day-old partial U.S. government shutdown will shave 0.2 percentage points off first-quarter growth in gross domestic product.

Pennies on $100 Might Not Cut It Anymore for JPMorgan Depositors

Pennies on $100 Might Not Cut It Anymore for JPMorgan Depositors

Some Wall Street analysts are starting to warn that big banks like JPMorgan Chase might have to start paying higher rates on deposits to keep customers from defecting to smaller banks with better offers, or to online-only lenders that don't have to cover the costs of maintaining hundreds or thousands of branches.

JPMorgan's Dimon Stays King of Wall Street, Gets $31 Million Payday

JPMorgan's Dimon Stays King of Wall Street, Gets $31 Million Payday

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon says he doesn't worry about the ups and downs of financial markets. Yet the bank's trading business, Wall Street's biggest, has proved remarkably consistent -- and resilient.