Former Axios markets reporter Sam Ro announced Thursday that he was becoming the latest journalist to join the growing number of industry insiders setting out independently on Substack, the online publishing platform.
The move for Ro comes after a 15-year career of reporting on global markets, which he began as a researcher and contributing writer for Forbes’ stock-picking newsletter. He joined Business Insider as an editor five years later, and took the helm as a managing editor at Yahoo Finance in 2016. He joined Axios earlier this year to author its markets newsletter but announced in September that he was leaving for a new opportunity, without addressing speculation about where he was heading.
In an exclusive interview, Ro spoke with