Kinsey Grant

Kinsey Grant joined TheStreet as a writer in June 2017 after graduating cum laude from Washington & Lee University in Virginia with a degree in business journalism. She has covered breaking news, written about personal finance and investment tips and created multimedia series about alternative asset classes including cryptocurrencies and cannabis. Grant has interviewed a number of business influencers, from executives at Marriott and PayPal to former Federal Reserve governors to Jordan Belfort, the “Wolf of Wall Street.” She authors a weekly column titled “The Dumbest Thing on Wall Street,” focusing on the most misguided moves among both the corporate elite and everyday investors. Prior to TheStreet, Grant covered oil at Bloomberg News and local features at NBC Washington in the nation’s capital.

Recent Articles By The Author

Here's How Differently Millennials Feel About Retirement Vs. Baby Boomers

Here's How Differently Millennials Feel About Retirement Vs. Baby Boomers

Debt priorities, savings and even post-retirement dreams differ from generation to generation. Here's what the statistics show.

Bitcoin Today: Prices Flirt With $9,000 After Weekend Boom

Bitcoin Today: Prices Flirt With $9,000 After Weekend Boom

The market cap for cryptocurrencies briefly surpassed $400 billion over the weekend. Here's what you need to know Monday.

Tech Stocks Have You Baffled? Educate Yourself in Some Portfolio Diversification

Tech Stocks Have You Baffled? Educate Yourself in Some Portfolio Diversification

From Facebook's data scandal to Amazon's tête-à-tête with the commander in chief, it can be hard to keep track. Hosted by TheStreet's founder Jim Cramer, our May 5 conference 'How to Diversify Your Portfolio: A Boot Camp for Investors' will help you successfully navigate this new world order in the markets.

Semiconductor Stocks Get Smashed Again as Earnings Weakness Continues

Semiconductor Stocks Get Smashed Again as Earnings Weakness Continues

Semiconductors are lower Monday.

Kanye West Loves His Tesla - But Should He Love the Company's Stock, Too?

Kanye West Loves His Tesla - But Should He Love the Company's Stock, Too?

'I really love my Tesla. I'm in the future. Thank you Elon,' Kanye West tweets.

Aluminum Prices Plummet as U.S. Is Open to Easing Sanctions on Russia's Rusal

Aluminum Prices Plummet as U.S. Is Open to Easing Sanctions on Russia's Rusal

Rusal, which produces about 6% of the world's aluminum, could soon get some relief from the U.S. Treasury.

Ferrari Could Be Testing a Completely Silent Hybrid Prototype

Ferrari Could Be Testing a Completely Silent Hybrid Prototype

Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne has said every Ferrari sold from 2019 on will offer hybrid tech. Could this be the first big step?

3 Things Investors Must Know for Monday

3 Things Investors Must Know for Monday

Look for earnings from Alphabet and Amazon, plus a sit-down between North and South Korea.

It's Dumb to Think Legalizing Weed Is Still a Political Issue

It's Dumb to Think Legalizing Weed Is Still a Political Issue

What was once a red and blue issue has now attracted a growing set of proponents from both sides of the aisle. Here's what that could mean for regulation of legal cannabis in the U.S.

It's Dumb to Think Legalizing Weed Is Still a Political Issue

It's Dumb to Think Legalizing Weed Is Still a Political Issue

What was once a red and blue issue has now attracted a growing set of proponents from both sides of the aisle.