Kenneth Rapoza on Muck Rack

Kenneth Rapoza

New York NY
Writer — Forbes
Covers:  BRIC countries first and foremost. Major corporations there, investing ideas, political risk as it relates to investing, some off beat or A-lister travel.
Doesn't Cover: entertainment, food and wine, sports, US politics, healthcare

Twitter account for Forbes' daily emerging markets coverage, namely #Brazil #Russia #India #China. Jet-lagged journalist allowed to opine. Ex-WSJ in Sao Paulo.

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Kenneth Rapoza writes daily for Forbes, covering primarily business, finance and some geopolitics regarding Brazil, Russia, India and China. Also ex-WSJer. Lucky enough to give me opinion from time to time, but no advocacy hack. Yuck.

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@BRICBreaker — 19,576 followers, 58,748 tweets

Nov 20, 2017

@kosmoscapital Wow. I know. That's like marrying your daughter. I guess they want to father new kids in their fifties then and raise teenagers in their retirement years. NO THANKS!👽

Nov 20, 2017

And kleptocracy, though at this scale of economic loss, one wonders where all the PSUV political leaders and military put their money.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

WBUR-FM, Boston's NPR Station. I wrote copy for Morning Edition.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

Makes everything faster, often gimmicky. Also makes it a popularity contest. No, I'm not always pleased about that.