Robert Lakin

Robert Lakin

About Robert Lakin

A journalist — both writer and editor — Robert has covered markets and economies for more than 20 years. His previous gigs include Bloomberg News, where he was emerging markets editor in Tel Aviv, McKinsey & Co. and McDonald & Company Investments, where he was equities research editor.

His deep experience includes covering startups, emerging markets, financial services, and capital markets.

He writes a Substack newsletter, TLV Strategist, which covers the Israel business scene.

Recent Articles

HIPO Stock: Hippo Just Lost a Lot of Money — And It Starts Trading Today

Insurtech Hippo is set to start trading with less cash than expected after investors pulled their money from the SPAC merger.

TCEHY Stock: ‘Spiritual Opium’ Attacks Put Tencent, Other Chinese Stocks on Watch

TCEHY stock is leading other Chinese stocks down on Tuesday following a report likening gaming to "spiritual opium."

Chinese EV Stocks: Why LI, NIO, XPEV Stocks Are on the Move Today

Chinese EV stocks look set to gain as manufacturers in the world's second-largest economy break production records to meet demand.

SQ Stock: What to Know About the $29B Afterpay Deal Putting Square in the Spotlight

SQ stock is extending its Friday declines after Square announced it would spend $29 billion to acquire Afterpay. Here's what to know.

Is DiDi Going Private? What to Know About the Speculation Putting DIDI Stock on Watch

Weeks after their NYSE debut, shares of DIDI stock are subject to reports of a go-private move in the wake of a Chinese government crackdown on U.S. listings of domestic giants.