Robert Lakin

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

What a Trillion-Dollar Investor Group’s Climate Warning Means for ESG Stocks

After an asset management firm warned 50 companies of their bad climate practices, investors should factor ESG stocks into their decisions.

ZY Stock: Zymergen Plunges After Calling for No Product Revenue in 2021. Here’s Why.

Zymergen reaffirmed product pipeline expectations in May. But ZY stock investors just received the bad news that the guidance no longer holds.

AFRM Stock: The Big BNPL Deal Keeping Affirm in the Spotlight

Affirm and Apple are teaming to bring the buy now, pay later purchase option to the iPhone maker's Canadian sales. The news comes as the AFRM stock price is down more than half year to date.

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."