John Carney covers Wall Street for the Wall Street Journal's Heard on the Street.
Prior to joining the Wall Street Journal, Carney worked at CNBC after serving as managing editor of Business Insider's Wall Street and economics section. Prior to that he was editor in chief of DealBreaker.com, a Wall Street online tabloid.
His writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times,The New York Sun, Page Six Magazine, the New York Post, Fortune, Gawker and New York magazine.
Carney received a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania and practiced corporate law at firms such as Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Latham & Watkins. He primarily represented banks, hedge funds and private equity firms.