Ron Insana covers the most pressing economic and market issues of the day. He also delivers The Market Scoreboard Report to radio stations around the country.
For nearly three decades, Insana has been a highly respected business journalist and money manager, who began his career at the Financial News Network in 1984 and joined CNBC when FNN and CNBC merged in 1991.
Insana is well-known for his high-profile interviews, which included Presidents Clinton and Bush; billionaire investors Warren Buffett, George Soros and Julian Robertson, among others: captains of industry from Bill Gates to Jack Welch and to the late Steve Jobs, top economists, analysts and global heads of state, from Former Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, to Jordan's current Queen, Rania.
Insana was named one of the "Top 100 Business News Journalists of the 20th Century" and was nominated for a news and documentary Emmy for his role in NBC's coverage of 9/11.
He has authored four books on Wall Street and is a highly regarded lecturer on domestic and global economics, financial markets and economic policy issues. Insana graduated with honors from California State University at Northridge.
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With uncertainty in the market, now might not be a good time to put new capital into risk-based assets, UMB analyst said.
Arturo Estrella says the curve between the 10-year note and the 3-month T-bill is not flat enough to predict a recession next year.
Trade trade negotiations with China appear to have a similarly chaotic and incoherent framework
It's becoming increasingly impossible to ignore a world that seems to want higher prices for crude
The Fed's careful wording belies what is happening on the ground in the economy, which smacks more of late-stage business cycle behavior than a perfectly balanced environment.
It's clear there is some kind of problem ahead, whether its peak economic growth, peak profits, a looming trade war, political upheaval at home or a geopolitical event abroad.
Without regard for the fact that foreigners are now the biggest buyers of U.S. Treasury bonds, the president is making enemies out of economic friends.
There are an increasing number of signs and signals that the economy is entering the very late stages of economic recovery.
History suggests President Trump's possible trade war will be anything but "easy to win,' says CNBC's Ron Insana