Chief Financial Correspondent
Christine Harper is Bloomberg's chief financial correspondent and the lead reporter covering Goldman Sachs. She has worked for Bloomberg News since February 1998, when she joined the London office. During eight years in London, Christine covered beats including European media, technology and telecommunications, corporate debt, and investment banking. She has covered Wall Street from New York since April 2006 and has received awards from the New York Press Club award and the Society of the Silurians.
Before joining Bloomberg, Christine worked for two years for Dow Jones Newswires in Brussels and New Jersey. She previously worked as a correspondent for the Philadelphia Inquirer and as a reporter for The Sun Herald newspaper in Biloxi, Mississippi. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.
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