John Christy

John Christy covered markets and investing at news outlets such as Forbes and Bloomberg.

  • Holds the Chartered Financial Analyst distinction from the CFA Institute
  • MBA from Carnegie Mellon University


John Christy wrote about international investing for The Balance for about a year. His experience includes more than a decade covering international markets and investing from New York and Tokyo as a senior editor at Forbes and Bloomberg News. He worked briefly for a boutique global investment management firm before creating the Forbes International Investment Report, a monthly investment newsletter. John is a frequent speaker at investment conferences and has served as a research consultant to several global organizations.


Bachelor's degree in Economics from Fordham University

MBA from Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business


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