John W. Schoen is an award-winning online journalist, who has reported and written about economics, business and financial news for more than 30 years. He is economics reporter for CNBC.com, and was a founder of msnbc.com, CNBC and public radio's Marketplace.
His reporting covers a wide range of economic stories, from Beijing to Berlin. In the summer of 2012, he reported on the economic and financial turmoil in Europe as a fellow with the RIAS RTDNF German-American Journalist Exchange Program. In 2010, he was chosen as a fellow on the first China U.S. Journalist Exchange, sponsored by the East West Center. He produced a series of reports, China 2.0, describing the increasing strains on China's rapidly growing economy.
Schoen's reporting has earned two Best in Business awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, and he was a finalist for a Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.
He is also an adjunct professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.
Schoen lives with his wife in Connecticut, where his two adult children occasionally come to visit.
Despite calls for slashing the top corporate tax rate, tax reform could leave dozens of major companies paying more in taxes.
The U.S. economy may take a hit if President Trump decides to end the DACA program protecting some 750,000 immigrants, according to a report.
President Donald Trump said world leaders complain when their economies grow at less than 7 percent a year. In 2016, only seven countries hit that mark.
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When President Trump stumps for tax reform, he'll likely claim business tax breaks create jobs. But there's little evidence to back that up.
Billions of dollars in expected flood damage claims from Hurricane Harvey could overwhelm the financially strained National Flood Insurance Program.