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
Too much medicine makes patients sicker, not better. But the world's central bankers have been ignoring that principle
The trading halt came just after 3 p.m. on Tuesday. Activity in Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC) shares froze … and investors everywhere wondered what the pending news would be. Shortly thereafter, APC
Market turmoil continued today, with the Japanese yen. interest rates and stocks going nuts. Mike sorts it all out for you
Today, it was supposed to be Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen’s time to shine. Instead, she flopped — at least as far as the markets are concerned.
The credit markets look to be pointing toward an increasing chance of a Lehman-style crisis.