John Tamny is a senior economic adviser to H.C. Wainwright Economics, a senior economic adviser to Toreador Research & Trading, a senior associate with the Cato Institute, and editor of RealClearMarkets.com (RCM). A spin-off of the policy website RealClearPolitics, RCM seeks to compile top-quality information and opinion about the stock markets and global economy. Mr. Tamny frequently writes and comments about the securities markets, along with tax, trade and monetary policy issues that impact those markets for a variety of major publications and networks. Prior to his present work, Mr. Tamny worked in private wealth management for Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs. Mr. Tamny 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.