MarketWatch seeks a reporter who can distill the moves and whims of the market into smart, punchy news stories and analysis. Though speed is important here, we’re most interested in candidates who can make the smart connections others miss, spotting trends, insights, and longer-term implications that will give our audience of investors and advisers the information they need to make both sense of the news and make smarter decisions.
The candidate will be required to write daily columns, cover spot news, bang out short pulses, as well as deeper dives. This reporter needs the ability to explain complex market analysis in a way that engages readers on our site and across other platforms.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
monitoring all major financial markets, spotting trends and integrating into sharp, readable copy
writing headlines and news “pulses” under real-time deadlines
be in regular contact with traders, analysts, strategists and economists
writing markets enterprise stories and features
breaking out short news items into full stories
illustrating moves in markets with easy to read charts and graphs
Candidates must have a working understanding of stock and bond markets, as well as currencies and other assets. Must be able to work in a high-pressure environment and be able to interact easily with to work closely with a team of motivated reporters across all of our bureaus.
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Business Area: BG - MARKETWATCH
Job Category: News/Editorial Group
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Req ID: 16174