Expertise: Investing | Stock market | Economy | Business | Federal Reserve | Wall Street | Foreign markets | Economic trends | Job market | International trade Globalization
Background: Kirk Shinkle, who joined U.S.News & World Report in October 2007, covers investing, the domestic and foreign stock markets, and general business and economic news. He is the author of the Ticker blog on www.usnews.com, which takes a daily look at what’s happening in the economy and on Wall Street. Shinkle closely follows trends in the economy, global infrastructure investments, and foreign markets, specifically India and China. Prior to joining U.S. News, he worked for eight years as a financial reporter in the Wall Street and Los Angeles bureaus of Investor’s Business Daily, where he wrote about stocks, the financial markets, economic trends, the job market, trade issues, and the Federal Reserve. Shinkle received a bachelor’s in journalism from Texas Christian University in 1999.
Media Appearances: Shinkle has been interviewed on major market radio and television shows across the country, including the Fox Business Network, WTOP-FM (Washington, D.C.), and CNN Radio.
Blog: The Ticker, usnews.com/blogs/the-ticker