Christine Richard writes about debt for Bloomberg News in New York. Richard, who holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston University and a master’s degree from Georgetown University, has covered financial markets from Washington, D.C., Hong Kong, Singapore and New York. Her investigative reporting on the bond insurance business was recognized in 2007 by organizations including the New York Press Club and the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. Richard’s work on corporate finance, credit rating agencies, and the bond insurance industry appeared frequently in the Wall Street Journal. Richard also has worked for Crain’s, Institutional Investor and for Bridge News, where she covered the Asian financial crisis and the Hong Kong handover. She lives with her husband Dean and daughter Sophie in Frenchtown, New Jersey.