What's It Like to Be a Financial Journalist? (With Dion Rabouin)

Wall Street Journal reporter Dion Rabouin discusses his process for analyzing what's happening in the markets.
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    How do you find reliable information about the markets and the economy? It's one thing for individual investors to struggle with financial jargon and context, but what about professionals? 

    In this episode, Kathy Jones interviews Wall Street Journal reporter Dion Rabouin. They discuss Dion's background and his path to becoming a journalist, his transition to different media formats, current topics in the economy and markets, and how he works to find reliable sources and seek out additional information and context. Dion shares his experiences and insights as a journalist and provides tips for investors on how to approach getting the information they need to make informed decisions. The conversation highlights the importance of understanding the bond market, accessing data directly from reliable sources, and being open to surprises and new perspectives in market coverage. 

    Finally, Kathy and Liz Ann offer their outlook on the coming week's economic data.

    You can check out Dion's podcast Take on the Week and follow his Market Takes videos on YouTube.

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