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

Federal Reserve Minutes Show 'Significantly Increased' Economic Concerns in June

Federal Reserve Minutes Show 'Significantly Increased' Economic Concerns in June

FOMC found deepening economic issues when it met June 18-19, according to minutes released the same day Fed Chairman Jerome Powell signaled dovishness during congressional testimony.

U.S. Behind on Cryptocurrency Rules as Facebook Presses Ahead, Top Lawmaker Says

U.S. Behind on Cryptocurrency Rules as Facebook Presses Ahead, Top Lawmaker Says

U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, a California Democrat who heads the House Financial Services Committee, tells Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell that regulators aren't prepared for the emergence of cryptocurrencies, amid gnawing fears that Facebook's proposed digital currency, Libra, might serve to erode the supremacy of the U.S. dollar in the global financial system.

Fed's Powell Tells Congress Economy Is 'Solid' but Sees 'Risk' of Weak Inflation

Fed's Powell Tells Congress Economy Is 'Solid' but Sees 'Risk' of Weak Inflation

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says during his every-six-months testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives that uncertainties over global trade 'continue to weigh on the outlook.'

None and Done? This Economist Doesn't Think the Fed Will Cut Rates - At All

None and Done? This Economist Doesn't Think the Fed Will Cut Rates - At All

Futures-market investors see it as an absolute certainty that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates later this month. But a few bold economists, including Pantheon's Ian Shepherdson, say the conviction isn't warranted.

Bank of America, U.S. Lenders Could See Stocks Drop as Fed Cuts, Goldman Warns

Bank of America, U.S. Lenders Could See Stocks Drop as Fed Cuts, Goldman Warns

Futures-market investors see it as a near-certainty that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates later this month, after raising them from 2015 through last year. But a new report from Goldman Sachs warns that shareholders in U.S. banks like JPMorgan may not have fully accounted for the risk of shrinking lending margins.

Trump's Call for Federal Reserve Stimulus Undermined by Strength of Own Economy

Trump's Call for Federal Reserve Stimulus Undermined by Strength of Own Economy

President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized his own Federal Reserve chair, Jerome Powell, for keeping U.S. interest rates too high, despite a projected slowing in the economy. Yet a Labor Department report Friday showed that U.S. jobs growth continued at a strong pace in June, prompting some economists to assert that drastic monetary stimulus isn't warranted.

Bank Stocks Rise as Strong Jobs Report Curbs Hopes for Steep Rate Cut By Fed

Bank Stocks Rise as Strong Jobs Report Curbs Hopes for Steep Rate Cut By Fed

A Labor Department report Friday showed the U.S. economy adding jobs at a faster-than-expected pace in June -- signaling to traders that the Federal Reserve might not need to cut interest rates sharply at a meeting later this month. Higher-than-expected interest rates could help banks' lending margins.

U.S. Jobs Growth Rebounded in June as Trump Economy Continues to Defy Old Age

U.S. Jobs Growth Rebounded in June as Trump Economy Continues to Defy Old Age

A report Friday from the Labor Department shows the U.S. economy added 224,000 jobs in June, following a disappointing increase of 75,000 in May. Economists had forecast a gain of 160,000 jobs.

How to Predict the U.S. Unemployment Rate as Trump's Economy Slows

How to Predict the U.S. Unemployment Rate as Trump's Economy Slows

Recent data show President Trump's economy is slowing, less than two years after he campaigned for $1.5 trillion of federal-deficit-boosting tax cuts on a promise of faster long-term growth.

U.S. Private Employers Added 102,000 Jobs in June, Fewer Than Expected, ADP Says

U.S. Private Employers Added 102,000 Jobs in June, Fewer Than Expected, ADP Says

Private companies add a net 102,000 jobs in June, according to the payroll firm Automatic Data Processing. Economists had expected an increase of 140,000 jobs.