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

Blackstone Group Doubles Women on Board to Two

Blackstone Group Doubles Women on Board to Two

As a growing body of research shows that gender diversity on a company's board of directors usually improves long-term shareholder returns, Stephen Schwarzman's Blackstone Group has added former U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire as a director. The appointment would double the number of female directors to two out of 11 total board members, or 18%.

Most Fed Members See Interest Rates on Hold for All of 2019, FOMC Minutes Show

Most Fed Members See Interest Rates on Hold for All of 2019, FOMC Minutes Show

The central bank says the U.S. jobs market remains strong, but overall economic growth has slowed from 'its solid rate in the fourth quarter.'

Citigroup CEO to Staff: One Day Maybe You Too Can Make $24 Million a Year

Citigroup CEO to Staff: One Day Maybe You Too Can Make $24 Million a Year

U.S. Representative Nydia Velazquez, a New York Democrat, asks Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat at a hearing in Washington what it was like to get paid more than 400 times his employees' median pay. Corbat's response was that he hoped employees might see opportunities to get promoted.

Goldman Sachs CEO Uses Congress Hearing as Infomercial for Online Bank

Goldman Sachs CEO Uses Congress Hearing as Infomercial for Online Bank

Goldman Sachs is paying top-of-the-market interest rates on regular savings accounts via its online bank. So CEO David Solomon used his testimony at a U.S. House of Representatives hearing to tout the offering -- with the CEOs of low-paying JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America sitting close by.

U.S. Inflation Sped Up in March Though Only Because of Gas Prices

U.S. Inflation Sped Up in March Though Only Because of Gas Prices

The U.S. Labor Department says the consumer price index rose 1.9% over the past 12 months, faster than the 1.5% pace of the prior month and economists' estimates for a 1.8% increase. But excluding volatile energy and food prices, the index rose just 0.1% during the month, less than economists estimated.

Bitcoin-Trading Companies Race for New York's Approval as SEC Balks

Bitcoin-Trading Companies Race for New York's Approval as SEC Balks

Bitcoin-trading companies aren't waiting for a rebound in prices for the cryptocurrency to set up shop. They're applying at a rapid pace for regulatory approval from New York State officials - with a new license just announced for London-based Bitstamp.

U.S. Job Openings Tumble in February as Businesses Slowed Hiring

U.S. Job Openings Tumble in February as Businesses Slowed Hiring

The number of U.S. job openings falls in February to an 11-month low of 7.1 million, the Labor Department says, in a sign of just how drastically businesses slowed hiring in the wake of December's stock-market swoon and the 35-day federal-government shutdown, the longest in American history.

Bank of America to Raise Minimum Wage to $20 From $15 in Two Years

Bank of America to Raise Minimum Wage to $20 From $15 in Two Years

Bank of America says it will raise its minimum wage to $20 an hour from $15 now, in an effort to be a 'great place to work.'

Standard Chartered to Pay $1.1 Billion to Resolve U.S., U.K. Probes

Standard Chartered to Pay $1.1 Billion to Resolve U.S., U.K. Probes

Standard Chartered, a big U.K. lender, will include a $190 million charge in first-quarter results to pay for the settlements, on top of a $900 million reserve recorded in the fourth quarter of 2018.

These Almost-Junk Bonds Could Flood Junk-Bond Market in Downturn, Fitch Says

These Almost-Junk Bonds Could Flood Junk-Bond Market in Downturn, Fitch Says

More than $200 billion of investment-grade bonds could fall into the $1.2 trillion junk-grade category during the next economic downturn, Fitch Ratings estimates in a new report, adding to a growing chorus of regulators and Wall Street analysts warning of the risk.