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

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.

JPMorgan Faces New Threat That CEO Dimon Says He Doesn't Worry About

JPMorgan Faces New Threat That CEO Dimon Says He Doesn't Worry About

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon says he doesn't worry about loan growth. But Wall Street analysts do - and the brokerage firm KBW is projecting a slowdown at the biggest U.S. bank this year and next - even as profit margins shrink on new and existing loans.

Bank of America's Push Into Ohio Sets Up New Test of Big-Bank Power

Bank of America's Push Into Ohio Sets Up New Test of Big-Bank Power

The expansion by Bank of America, the second-biggest U.S. lender, in Ohio aims squarely at territory that's currently dominated by large regional banks like Fifth Third, Huntington and Key.

Bank of America Bets on Physical Branches, Even as Amazon Makes Them Obsolete

Bank of America Bets on Physical Branches, Even as Amazon Makes Them Obsolete

Bank of America said it would accelerate a branch expansion and modernization effort started three years ago -- betting that customers still want to visit physical locations even as more shoppers go online.

U.S. Added 196,000 Jobs in March in Rebound From Dismal February Report

U.S. Added 196,000 Jobs in March in Rebound From Dismal February Report

U.S. employers added 196,000 jobs last month, the Labor Department says. Economists had estimated a gain of 175,000, based on a survey by FactSet.