About the Author
Matt Krantz is a nationally known financial journalist who specializes in investing topics. He has been a writer for USA TODAY since 1999, where he covers financial markets and Wall Street, concentrating on developments affecting individual investors and their portfolios. In addition to covering markets for USA TODAY, Matt writes a daily investing columns called “Ask Matt.” He answers questions posed by the website’s audience in an easy-to-understand manner. Readers often tell Matt he’s the only one who has been able to finally solve investing questions they’ve sought answers to for years.