Anna-Louise Jackson
Anna-Louise Jackson
Markets, the economy, and Wall Street
Freelance journalist
Northwestern University, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Wrote column about the U.S. economy for Bloomberg News for five years
  • Reported about the U.S. stock market for a variety of publications over the past five years
  • Has a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University, where she earned a business certificate from the Kellogg School of Management
  • Her reporting has been cited in dozens of books

An experienced business reporter, Anna-Louise Jackson is able to bridge the gap between Wall Street and Main Street to make complex topics understandable. She sorts through the data to make sense of the broader trends afoot.

Jackson's reporting career began in high school, and she went on to earn undergraduate and graduate degrees in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Northwestern University. She spent nearly seven years as a reporter at Bloomberg News, reporting on corporate bonds, the economy, and the stock market. Jackson began writing about personal finance in 2017 when she joined NerdWallet, and took that knowledge to a new personal finance team at CNBC in 2019. She wrote for The Balance in 2020.