S. Pai Hwong

S. Pai Hwong, CFA, has been a full-time J-E translator since 1994, focusing on equity and fixed-income research produced by brokerage firms. His experience includes a short stint in the financial news business in Tokyo, a long in-house stint with a Japanese securities firm in Manhattan, and more years as an independent in the suburbs of New York City. He holds a bachelor's from MIT and a master's from the Fletcher School at Tufts University. Contact: pai at hwong.org


Panel: Financial Translation

“Follow the money!” was source Deep Throat’s advice to the Washington Post reporters covering the Watergate scandal. “Because that’s where the money is,” was bank robber Willie Sutton’s alleged response when asked how he chose his profession.

Financial translation is one major...