Daniel is one of the most widely read financial and economic writers working today. He is global business editor and columnist at Newsweek and the Daily Beast, where he oversees economic coverage for the magazine and the website. His column appears online, in the magazineÕs domestic and international editions, and in the several foreign language editions. He is the host of "The Number", a daily video feature that appears on TheDailyBeast.com. A native of East Lansing, Michigan, Daniel graduated from Cornell University in 1989, with degrees in government and history, and holds an A.M. in American history from Harvard University (1991).