Steve Bailey, born and raised in Charleston, has spent a lifetime as a journalist. After working as an editor and reporter for South Carolina newspapers, he was at the Boston Globe for 30 years, where he was the business editor and wrote a column. He was also a regular radio and television commentator in Boston. He was most recently in London, where he was a finance editor with Bloomberg News, for seven years. He has won a number of journalism prizes, including the Gerald Loeb Award for commentary. Finally back home where he belongs, he writes columns regularly for the op-ed page of the Post and Courier.