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

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.

Robinhood IPO: What to Know About Robinhood IPO Pricing as HOOD Stock Debuts

Retail investors are breathless as the Robinhood IPO comes to market on Thursday. Some 35% of HOOD stock has been made available to retail investors, the bread-and-butter of the free trading platform.

Ripple (XRP) Crypto News: The Big Announcement That Has XRP Prices Gaining Today

The XRP crypto is gaining after Ripple announced moves into the remittance market. XRP prices were up as much as 15% over the past 24 hours.