Adam Johnson is an anchor for Bloomberg Television. He co-hosts "Street Smart," Bloomberg's daily business news program focused on the final hours of trading in the U.S., and contributes to "Lunch Money," the network's noon-hour program covering top news in equities, currencies, bonds, and commodities. He is based in New York City.
Johnson brings years of Wall Street experience as a trader and investment manager. Since joining Bloomberg in 2009, he has interviewed numerous high-profile business leaders including former AIG CEO Hank Greenberg, Newmont Mining President and CEO Richard O'Brien, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong, legendary investors Leon Cooperman, Carl Icahn and Tom DeMark. Johnson also anchored Bloomberg Television's special coverage of the S&P U.S. debt downgrade as well as special live coverage of global markets through the European credit crisis.
Prior to joining Bloomberg, Johnson was the founder of TheIndependentTrader.com, a Web site and newsletter service devoted to identifying investing trends and offering stock market commentary for investors. Until 2008, Johnson served as a co-founder and co-portfolio manager at New York-based hedge fund, MLH Capital, LLC. Earlier in his career, Johnson served as a director at ING Furman Selz Asset Management LLC and as a trader at Louis Dreyfus Energy Corporation. He began his career as an analyst at Merrill Lynch Capital Markets.
A native of Greenwich, CT, Johnson earned a degree in economics from Princeton University.