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Michael Halen

Michael Halen

Senior Restaurant & Foodservice Analyst, Bloomberg Intelligence

Michael Halen is the Senior Restaurant and Foodservice Analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence, where he publishes company- and industry-focused research on everything from government policy impacts on business to shifting demographics affecting consumer behavior. He communicates regularly with management teams and investors, appears as a frequent TV and radio guest, and hosts a restaurant-focused podcast titled Choppin’ It Up. Halen has covered restaurant stocks for more than 13 years at Bloomberg and Sidoti & Co.

Before joining Bloomberg, Halen spent 11 years trading equities, including nine running trading floors as branch manager. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Georgetown University, where he was captain of the football team.



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