Michael Santoli

Michael Santoli

Michael Santoli is a financial journalist with over 25 years of experience covering the markets for both print and broadcast media. He has been a Senior Markets Commentator at CNBC since 2015. Santoli brings his extensive markets expertise to CNBC’s Business Day programming, with a regular appearance on CNBC’s “Closing Bell” . In addition, he is the host of “Trading Nation” and contributes to and CNBC PRO, writing regular articles and creating original digital videos.

Previously, Santoli was a Senior Columnist at Yahoo Finance, where he wrote analysis and commentary on the stock market, corporate news and the economy. He also appeared on Yahoo Finance video programs, where he offered insights on the most important business stories of the day, and was a regular contributor to CNBC and other networks.

Prior to joining Yahoo in 2012, he spent 15 years as a columnist and feature writer for Barron’s magazine. From 1993 to 1997, Santoli was a reporter at Dow Jones Newswires, covering the securities industry, and was awarded two Dow Jones Newswire Awards for distinguished real time journalism. He began his journalism career in 1992 as a reporter and editor at Investment Dealers’ Digest.

Santoli is a graduate of Wesleyan University and lives in New York City.


  • Opening Keynote: Technical Market Analysis Industry Perspectives

    Our opening keynote will start the 2019 Symposium with a broad perspective on the industry’s use of technical analysis. CNBC Senior Markets Commentator Michael Santoli will explore how Wall St. utilizes technical analysis to understand market behavior and provide insights on...

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