Financial writer covering trade and globalization Education: Yale University, MA in international relations, 1983; Wesleyan University, BA in government, 1981
David J. Lynch joined The Washington Post in November 2017 from the Financial Times, where he covered white-collar crime. He was previously the cybersecurity editor at Politico and a senior writer with Bloomberg News, focusing on the intersection of politics and economics. Earlier, he followed the global economy for USA Today, where he was the founding bureau chief in both London and Beijing. He covered the wars in Kosovo and Iraq, the latter as an embedded reporter with the U.S. Marines, and was the paper’s first recipient of a Nieman fellowship at Harvard University. He has reported from more than 60 countries.
Honors & Awards:
Nieman fellowship at Harvard University, 2002
Books by David J. Lynch:
When The Luck of The Irish Ran Out: The World's Most Resilient Country and Its Struggle To Rise Again
President Trump told CNBC he’s “not thrilled” the U.S. central bank under Fed Chairman Jerome Powell is continuing to raise interest rates, suggesting they may undercut his efforts to grow the economy. “I don’t like all of this work that we’re putting into the economy and then I see rates going up,” he said.