Lee Jackson has covered Wall Street analysts equity and debt research in addition to equity strategy daily for 24/7 Wall St. since 2012. His broad and diverse career, which included a stint as the creative services director at the NBC affiliate in Austin, Texas, gives him a unique insight into the financial industry and world.
With 30 years of financial industry experience, which included almost 20 years as an institutional equity salesperson at Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers and Morgan Stanley, Lee was on the sell side during some of the biggest Wall Street events, including the dot.com rise, bubble and explosion in the 1990’s and 2000, the Long Term Capital Management debacle, 9/11, the Great Recession of 2008 and much more. In addition, he was the head of trading at one of Houston's largest family offices for three years.
Lee’s practical financial industry experience from a career spent at some of the biggest and best banks and brokerage firms, combined with a lifetime spent writing on many different platforms, helps him to shine a light for readers on the nuances and ways of Wall Street that only somebody with deep insider experience and knowledge can provide. Plus his countless contacts and relationships across Wall Street still provide continued direct access for him and for 24/7 Wall St. that few firms enjoy. Since 2012 Jackson’s work for 24/7 Wall St. has been featured in Barron’s, Yahoo Finance, MarketWatch, Business Insider, TradingView, Real Money, The Street, Seeking Alpha, Benzinga and other media outlets. He attended the prestigious Cranbrook Schools in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and has a degree in broadcasting from the Specs Howard School of Media Arts.