Kimberly Adams

Correspondent

SHORT BIO

I cover the intersection between politics and the economy, with a special focus on how federal policy affects the bottom line for businesses and individuals.

What was your first job?

Dental assistant. (Flossing is crucial.)

What advice do you wish someone had given you before you started this career?

The "biggest" stories are not necessarily the most important stories to tell.

In your next life, what would your career be?

Astronaut ... definitely an astronaut.

What’s something that you thought you knew but later found out you were wrong about?

How to pronounce "subsequently."

What’s the favorite item in your workspace and why?

My mug, which says "I'm a Grown-A** Lady and I Do What I Want."

 

Latest Stories (674)

Egypt's interim government faces tough economic issues

Jul 4, 2013
Egypt has sworn in an interim president, but it's not clear how much time the public will give him to solve the country's ongoing economic problems.

Markets spike on Egypt's sharp turn

Jul 4, 2013
Markets in Egypt rose so quickly this morning officials had to temporarily suspend trading.

Post-revolution Egypt: Not much better and about to get worse for the poor

Jun 7, 2013
The economic downtown that followed Egypt's uprising continues to make difficult circumstances even worse for the country's poor.