Peter Schacknow of CNBC writes about his remembrances of former AP and Bloomberg reporter and columnist Chet Currier, who died earlier this week.
Schacknow wrote, “I had the privilege of working with Chet for 7-1/2 years at Bloomberg News, and read his investment columns for years before that, when he worked for the Associated Press.
“Talking investments with him was like inviting your favorite uncle to dinner for a chat. He came on our radio show quite often, and no matter what subject he was addressing, you always walked away with several gems of advice and the feeling that your portfolio would be perfectly fine — if you just gave it an extra moment or two of thought.
“Chet could address any financial subject with the utmost intelligence, yet was incapable of making his audience feel that he was speaking over their heads.
“Spending time with Chet was always a great investment. Weâ€™ll miss him.”
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