Josh Brown

Josh Brown

CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management & Financial Advisor

Josh Brown

Josh Brown is a New York City-based Financial Advisor and the CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management.

Ritholtz Wealth Management helps people align their investments with their financial goals and manages portfolios for them. Its clients range from high-net-worth households to corporations to retirement plans to charitable foundations. For younger investors and those just getting started, Ritholtz Wealth Management created the Liftoff automated advisor – a simple, low-cost way to access a professionally managed portfolio selected just for you.

Josh is also the author of the books Backstage Wall Street and Clash of the Financial Pundits from publisher McGraw Hill. In addition, he serves on the advisory board of financial technology firms Riskalyze, Vestwell, Digital Assets Data, as well as CNBC’s Financial Advisor Council.

In 2015, Josh was named to the Investment News “40 Under 40” list of top financial advisors.

The Reformed Broker began in November of 2008 and has become one of the most widely-read sites on the financial web.

This blog is about markets, politics, economics, media, culture, and finance. It uses statistics, satire, anecdotes, pop culture references, sarcasm, fact, fantasy, and any other device necessary to get points across.

It does not give financial advice or tell anyone what to invest in. The Reformed Broker is a forecast-free blog.

The site provides you with a running commentary of Josh's market-related insights and thoughts as events unfold. He points you toward other interesting content around the web. Josh will challenge your perceptions, call it like he sees it, and occasionally he’ll make you laugh.

Josh has been featured in or has written for Fortune, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, Dow Jones Newswires, Bloomberg, Reuters, CNNMoney, CNBC, the New York Post, Crain’s New York Business, InvestmentNews, Registered Rep., Financial Planning, RIABiz, Business Insider, American Public Media, NPR,, The Washington Post, BuzzFeed, Barron’s, and the New York Times.

He is an on-air contributor to CNBC. Josh's show, the Fast Money Halftime Report, airs weekdays at 12 p.m. EST. 

His YouTube channel, The Compound, is blowing up. Check it out!