Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Rick Newman

Columnist, Yahoo Finance

Rick Newman is a columnist for Yahoo Finance in New York City, covering business and economic trends, including the Trump administration, for the world's largest financial news site. Rick is also a frequent commentator on MSNBC, Fox, ABC, CBS, WNYC and other TV and radio networks. Prior to arriving at Yahoo in 2013, Rick was chief business correspondent for U.S. News & World Report. Before that, he covered the Pentagon in Washington, DC and earned several awards, including the Gerald R. Ford Prize for National Defense. Rick's fourth book, "Liberty for All: A Manifesto for Reclaiming Financial and Political Freedom," was published in 2015. He's the author of three other books: "Rebounders: How Winners Pivot From Setback To Success" (2012), "Firefight: Inside the Battle to Save the Pentagon on 9-11" (2008) and "Bury Us Upside Down: The Misty Pilots and the Secret Battle for the Ho Chi Minh Trail" (2006). Rick has two kids in college and lives in Westchester County, NY. Check out his personal web site,


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