Mike joined Weiss in 2001, during which time he has been, alternately, an analyst, editor, and writer for Money and Markets. Previously, he worked for Bankrate.com, where he analyzed the mortgage and interest-rate markets.
While still in college, Mike got his start tracking the financial markets at Bloomberg News. He graduated from Boston University with degrees in journalism and English. Mike’s views can be found in major print and electronic media outlets. He has been quoted by the Washington Post, Reuters and Dow Jones, and has appeared on CNN, Bloomberg Television, Business News Network and CNBC.
Mike lives in Jupiter, Fla., with his wife, Kim, and three children.
Recently by Mike
There's a little bit of everything for Wall Street in these figures. But what's Mike Larson's take on the numbers?
All kinds of indicators provide clues to the future direction of the capital markets. But I have one “Look Out Below” indicator that practically trumps them all. I’m talking about the Japanese
These aren't tiny banks, or obscure companies Mike is cherry-picking to make a point. They are some of the largest banks in the world. And it doesn't look good.
Did the world's central bankers solve what's ailing the global economy - or did they just paper over the problem?
What are bonds and banks telling us about the markets? Mike has a look.