John Tamny is the political economy editor at Forbes, a senior economic advisor to Toreador Research & Trading, and editor of RealClearMarkets.com (RCM). He is also a policy advisor to The Heartland Institute.
A spin-off of the policy website RealClearPolitics, RCM seeks to compile top-quality information and opinions about the stock markets and global economy. Tamny frequently writes about the securities markets, along with tax, trade and monetary policy issues that impact those markets for a variety of publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Investor's Business Daily, Financial Times, National Review and London's Daily Telegraph. Tamny is the author of Popular Economics: What the Rolling Stones, Downton Abbey, and LeBron James Can Teach You About Economics. He's also a weekly guest on Forbes on Fox.
Previously, Tamny worked in private wealth management for Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs. He received a BA in government from the University of Texas at Austin, and an MBA from Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management. He lives in Washington, D.C.