Daniel Liberto

Daniel Liberto

  • • 10+ years experience as a journalist, writing news, comment and deeper analysis features for a variety of prestigious, highly influential publications.
  • • Expert knowledge of corporate finance and stock-picking.
  • • Skilled producer of videos and podcasts.

Experience

Daniel is a highly regarded journalist with a decade of experience writing news, comment and deeper analysis features. He started out writing a blog and various articles on a freelance basis for different U.K. news organizations. A few years later, the Financial Times awarded him with a bursary to study a masters in journalism.

Following the completion of his course, Daniel started working for the FT in its London office. At first, he reported on issues affecting financial advisors, including investments, pensions, insurance, mortgages, small business finance and regulation. Several promotions later, he specialized in quoted companies, writing news, features, blogs, comment pieces and stock tips on UK, US and European equities, as well as producing video content and podcasts.

Just over two years ago, Daniel decided to move away from London. Since then, he has continued to write for his old employers on a freelance basis, together with several other publications, both at home and abroad.

Daniel takes great pride in informing the public and shepherding investors through volatile financial markets. He spends hours each day studying global structural drivers, valuations and the financial health of companies across a range of different sectors.

Education

Daniel received his Master’s degree in journalism at the London College of Communication (funded by the Financial Times) and his Bachelor’s degree in film at the University of Kent.

Quote from Daniel

"I am a passionate journalist who takes great pride in accurately informing the public about issues that concern it. For me, it is important to always keep on top of my area of specialization and translate complicated information into easily digestible copy that is understandable to both expert and novice investors."

Follow Daniel

Twitter

LinkedIn

Investopedia and Dotdash

Investopedia helps you understand complex financial concepts, learn and improve your investing skills, and learn how to manage your money. Whether you’re in a classroom, a boardroom or your living room, our editors and network of financial advisors and experts have answered your questions and proudly earned your trust since 1999. Investopedia is part of Dotdash, a collection of some of the web’s largest and most trusted digital media brands.

  1. Investing

    Bernie Sanders Takes Aim at Amazon With Stop BEZOS Act

    The 2020 presidential contender has proposed taxing large companies whose employees rely on federal benefits.
  2. Investing

    SEC Issues Warning About "Hot" Marijuana Investments

    The agency issued guidelines on how to avoid phony marijuana investments as interest in the sector surges.
  3. Investing

    Marijuana Stocks: Citron Fails to Kill Buzz

    Tilray and Cronos shares hit fresh highs on Tuesday, despite Citron short bets.
  4. Stocks

    Tesla's Ride-Sharing Biz Worth $17.7B: Morgan Stanley

    Analyst Adam Jonas also predicted that GM Cruise and Waymo could derail Tesla’s robo-taxi ambitions.
  5. Investing

    Apple's New iPhones Will Boost Market Share: Canaccord

    Analyst Michael Walkley upgraded earnings estimates and his price target on the stock, driven by new iPhone launches and ...
  6. Investing

    Nike Deal With Colin Kaepernick Sparks Boycott

    The sportswear brand’s decision to publicly back the former NFL player risks angering some of its customers.
  7. Investing

    Tencent Plunges 5% Amid Crackdown on Video Games

    The Chinese government continues to blame the country’s eye problems on kids playing too many video games.
  8. Investing

    Buffett Buys More Apple, Calls iPhone 'Enormously Underpriced'

    The famous investor bought "just a little more" shares in Apple since the end of the June quarter.
  9. Investing

    Marijuana ETF Attracts $22 Million in August

    The ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF has benefited from liquor producers showing interest in selling pot ahead of the legalization ...
  10. Investing

    Apple Buys Maker of Augmented Reality Lenses

    The acquisition of Akonia Holographics offers the clearest indication yet that the iPhone maker is keen to develop augmented ...
  11. Investing

    Pot Stocks at Bitcoin Levels, Go Short Tilray: Jason Spatafora

    The cannabis investor said heavy buying of some of the biggest pot growers is “irrational.”
  12. Investing

    Amazon Planning a Roku Competitor: Report

    The online retailer plans to launch a free, ad-supported video service to rival Roku Channel.
  13. Investing

    Microsoft Investigated by Feds for Alleged Bribery, Corruption in Hungary

    The investigation follows a series of similar probes into the tech company’s relationships with its business partners in ...
  14. Investing

    Apple Has Hired 46 Ex-Tesla Employees This Year: Report

    Lagging compensation and stock price growth were cited as some of the reasons why an increasing number of Tesla employees ...
  15. Investing

    The Big Bang Theory's Lucrative Run on CBS Is Ending

    The popular sitcom has become the most watched show on U.S. television, as well as the most expensive to produce.