Declan Harty is a former writer for Fortune, where he covered Wall Street, crypto, and the business of trading. Declan’s beat included reporting on everything from the newest rules coming out of the SEC to the evolving landscape of stock and crypto exchanges to the different ways companies go public today. He wrote The Ledger, a weekly newsletter on all things blockchain, crypto, and finance. Before joining Fortune, he covered financial services for S&P Global Market Intelligence and investing for Business Insider. Declan is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He now lives outside of Chicago. Follow all of Declan's stories here.