FORA.tv Speaker - Randall Forsyth
An associate editor of Barron’s, Randall Forsyth writes the Up and Down Wall Street column for Barron’s magazine and “Up and Down Wall Street Daily” for Barrons.com, the publication’s web site. In addition, he contributes cover stories and other feature stories for Barron’s and provides editorial oversight and input to Barrons.com.
Mr. Forsyth formerly was editor-in-chief of Barrons.com before returning to writing full time. Previously he was an assistant managing editor of Barron’s, where he was responsible for the magazine’s Market Week section, the coverage of online brokers and investment-oriented Web sites, and for developing story ideas and editing articles appearing throughout the magazine.
Mr. Forsyth joined Dow Jones & Company as a reporter for the Capital Markets Report newswire in 1980. He moved to Barron’s as a reporter in 1983 and became capital markets editor in 1984, writing the Current Yield column and feature articles on all facets of the capital markets. He began his career as a copy boy at the New York Times and later joined the Bond Buyer, where he started to cover the bond market as a teenager; he also was a research writer at Merrill Lynch.
Mr. Forsyth earned a B.A. in economics from New York University and studied finance and economics at the graduate level at the NYU’s Stern School of Business. He won a Best in Business Online Column award in 2009 from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and was president of the New York Financial Writers’ Association.
10.08.13 | 00:51:17 min
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