Kimberly Amadeo

Kimberly Amadeo
••• Kimberly Amadeo, President, World Money Watch.

Kimberly Amadeo has been the U.S. Economy expert for The Balance since 2006. Shey has 20 years senior-level corporate experience in economic analysis and business strategy. She received an M.S. in Management from the Sloan School of Business at M.I.T. in 1987.

Kimberly's articles clarify economic and business news, explains how these trends affect you, and suggest steps to take so you can profit now. Economics is the only game where you are on the field whether you like it or not. The only difference between the winners and losers is whether you know the rules of the game.

Thomas Jefferson said, "I think by far the most important bill in our whole code is that for the diffusion of knowledge among the people. No other sure foundation can be devised, for the preservation of freedom and happiness." August 13, 1786 in a letter to George Wythe. The global economy is complicated, so I try to make it simple and easy to understand. This knowledge is critical for you personally, but also for our society as a whole. (See for this and other great quotes on the importance of knowledge in a democracy )



Kimberly is president of . She is the author of "" and "" available on

Kimberly has been interviewed by the following:

TV Interviews:

Fox Business, Varney & Co.

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CCTV America

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Print Interviews

  • Will Deener, Financial Columnist, The Dallas Morning News, How a Strong Dollar Impacts You.

  • TV2 Denmark, .
  • U.S. News and World Report, 
  • Industry Week, .
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  • Agencia CMA, Sao Paulo, Brazil, "Perspectives on U.S. Housing Market."
  • Yahoo! Shine, . .
  • Investor Ideas, .
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer, .
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  • American Express Insights, .

Referenced By:

  • The Washington Times, .
  • NASDAQ, .
  • Goldman Sachs, , republished by Zero Hedge, .
  • Huffington Post,  

Radio Interviews 

  • WJR News Talk 760 AM, Detroit Michigan, "What Happens If Trump Dumps Obamacare?" 
  • Share Radio, London, UK, "Fed Policy and Inflation."
  • KSRO Santa Rosa, Morning News, "Is China's Stock Market Slump Contagious?" "Black Friday's Impact on the Economy." 
  • 610 CKTB, St. Catharines, ON, "The Greek Debt Crisis."
  • KCEG Denver, On the Right Side, .
  • POTUS Channel, SirisXM with Chris Core, "State of the Union."
  • KFNN, Phoenix, AZ, "2013 State of the Union."  Vice-Presidential Debate Summary.
  • KFWB News Talk 980 (CBS, Los Angeles) "The Gist of the Fiscal Cliff."
  • KOA News Talk 850 (Denver), "What Is the Fiscal Cliff?"
  • WDUN, "Black Friday Hits New Record." "U.S. Consumer Debt Hits All-Time Record."
  • WSRQ, Rudd Report, "Beyond the Great Recession."
  • WMNF, Rob Lorei, "Economics Teach-In."
  • KLPW, Diane Jones, "August Jobs Report."
  • KFWB News Talk Radio, Los Angeles, "Why Mortgage Interest Rates May Not Be This Low for Another 200 Years."
  • KLPW-AM St. Louis, MO, "Seasonal Jobs Drop Spooks Markets."
  • WDUN-AM 550 GA, PM News "Seasonal Jobs Drop Spooks Markets."



"I ran across your articles on trade and trade policy on  and just wanted to let you know how impressed I was with the clarity and overall quality of your writing. I research and teach trade at the University of Wyoming. I often look for accessible ways to explain trade-related issues to the students in my Global Business MBA course without sacrificing accuracy and rigor of the argument. Your articles are a must read from now on for me and my classes. This is the first time I felt compelled to reach out. Thank you! Keep up the good work, and I will look forward to reading your future articles!" Alexandre Skiba, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Wyoming

"I just wanted to thank you for the amazing writing work you do. I'm a debater, and no author is currently more ubiquitous in the world of debate than you. Your work is topical, up to date, based on research and statistics, relativity neutral, and concise enough that it is easily understood by all. So on behalf of every debater who has been saved much struggle by one of your articles, thank you." Joe Knapp

"Thank you for a great article "Can Trump Bring Back American Jobs?" It's easy to understand and succinct yet full of great information," Tania Ewing.

"Great article (Donald Trump on Health Care) – really well written – thank you." Alan Nadolna, President, The Associates Group. 

"Really liked your article on 'How the US Trade Deficit Hurts the Economy.' I wrote a book on trade policy Globalization and America's Trade Agreements and completely share your view. Bill Krist, Woodrow Wilson Center

"I searched the internet to understand the Greek crisis...went on Forbes, Newsweek, Washington post... but your explanation was awesome to read. Congratulations on an awesome article." Leo Olivera.

"You are legit so good at your job. The way you explain things so simply with sources and no filler...! Big fan!" Asa Highsmith, Principal, Common Works Architects.

"Just read your article, "Did Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac cause the mortgage crisis?" Just fantastic!! Finally a succinct, understandable, and unbiased assessment. Thank YOU!!!" Don White, Coldwell Banker Residential

"I can't tell you how much I appreciate and trust your U.S. Economy Guide. You make the complex, understandable, the understandable, useful." Victor Barbieri

"You did a fine job on the US economy in 2008 piece.  It was most helpful to me. Thanks. With warm regards." Roger Weissinger-Baylon, Ph.D.Workshop Chairman and Co-Founder; Director, Center for Strategic Decision Research

"Given the absolute mountain of words that have been written about the Obama tax cuts and the need to create jobs, this is the first post I've seen that addresses whether the cuts will work. Fantastic." Peter Lavelle, Host, Crosstalk RT

"Finding your blog is a gift from God, for I have been searching for clear, concise, 'no-spin' online economic writing for a long time. Your thoughts are breathtaking." Tony Richardson, President, RichardsonHeritage Group, Inc.

"I enjoy your "The Balance" articles on government and economics. You are brilliant and make these complex subjects so clear. I'm almost 70 and worked in government for 38 years and studied economics in college. I learn something new every time I read your articles on "The Balance." I enjoy the Hot Topics the most. I use some of your ideas in my Current events class. Thanks for educating an old guy who thought he knew it all. How can I get your book on the Great Recession online? I think I understand the topic, but I'm sure I can learn from you some more." Mario Falisi, Professor.

"What I find useful is the factual and informative basis of all your pieces capped off by what it all means. It really is a breath of fresh air compared to an awful lot of material out there where you have to trudge through the ideologies and biases of the writer. Keep up the good work!" Shankar Jegasothy, Quantitative Analyst, Income & Fixed Interest, BT Investment Management

" I really admire your site and your knowledge and insights. There is so much uninformed 'noise' about the US and world economies and I so enjoy your common sense approach. Thanks for your wisdom and sanity! I enjoy reading your articles and posts." Liam Naden, New Zealand Travel.

"Thanks so much for everything you wrote. The internet is full of uninformed 'noise' about the US and world economies indeed. I have been searching for clear, concise, 'no-spin' online economic writing for a long time, finding your blog of is truly a jackpot in my conquest." Enlightened Kyp, Facebook reader.





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