Expert financial commentator known for his work on the PBS programs Wall Street and Wall Street Week. His publications include How to Make Money in Wall Street and What's Ahead for the Economy: The Challenge and The Chance.
After graduating from Princeton University, he worked for the Baltimore Sun as a news correspondent on political and foreign issues.
He published two monthly newsletters: Louis Rukeyser's Wall Street and Louis Rukeyser's Mutual Funds.
His marriage to Alexandra Rukeyser produced three children.
He and Tom Leykis were both well-known talk show hosts from New York.