Ron Insana was a trailblazer; among the first group of financial journalists who launched the Financial News Network (FNN) in 1984. When FNN merged with CNBC in 1991, Ron continued to cover the most important stories affecting the financial markets as an anchor and correspondent on CNBC and on other NBC news outlets. In the process, he became one of the most visible reporters broadcasting financial news.
Over the years, Ron became well-known for his high-profile interviews, which included Presidents Clinton and Bush; billionaire investors Warren Buffett, George Soros and Julian Robertson, among others; captains of industry like Bill Gates, Jack Welch and the late Steve Jobs; top economists, analysts and global heads of state, from Former Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, to Jordan's Queen, Rania.
During his broadcasting career, Ron has received numerous honors for his work. He was named one of the "Top 100 Business News Journalists of the 20th Century" and was nominated for a news and documentary Emmy Award for his role in NBC's coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attack.
In addition to his work as a business journalist, Insana was the CEO of Insana Capital Partners, from 2006-2008, which, at its peak, managed the $125 million Insana Capital Partners Legends Fund. His hands-on experience in the financial industry –through some of the markets’ most turbulent times –gives Ron an added depth of perspective that few financial journalists can match.
Ron Insana has authored four bestselling books: How to Make a Fortune from the Biggest Bailout in U.S. History (2009); Traders Tales: A Chronicle of Wall Street Myths, Legends, and Outright Lies (1996), Trend Watching: Don’t Be Fooled by the Next Investment Fad, Mania, or Bubble (2002), and The Message of the Markets (2000).
In addition to writing, contributing, and advising, Ron Insana is a highly-regarded speaker on domestic and global economics, financial markets, and economic policy issues. He is also currently senior adviser at Schroders Investment Management.
Is a Normal Economy the “New Normal”?
Unprecedented global political instability, inflation, broken supply chains, changes to work and the workforce, economic turmoil, and living with Covid long term. Against that back drop of epic uncertainty and constant change, Ron Insana offers up insights and advice that help business leaders and investors navigate the chaos. Ron is the experienced voice of economic reason – a savvy trend-watcher who helps audiences prepare for tomorrow by looking at today through the lens of economic history.Ron tailors this presentation to suit each audience and can focus on:
• The Tipping Point: When does the global recession begin and just how bad will it be?
• Have central banks lost their way?
• Who wins in 2023 – Wall Street or Main Street?
• De-globalization: Business in the new, new world order
• Politics and Geo-Politics: What to know in the year ahead
• The coming AI revolution: How the American economy will be radically transformed in five years or less
• The Art of Investing in a post-Zero Interest Rate World
• Crypto Currencies: Dead money forever or are there signs of life?