Economist: Robert E. Litan

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Robert E. Litan Robert Litan is a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, where he has previously been a Senior Fellow on staff, and Vice President and Director of Economic Studies. His current research focuses on federal regulation, entrepreneurship, and a broad range of economic policy subjects.

Litan is also a practicing attorney, as a partner with the law firm of Korein, Tillery, based in St. Louis and Chicago. He previously was a partner, Of counsel and associate with two Washington, D.C. law firms, and served during the first term of the Clinton Administration as Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department, where he oversaw civil non-merger litigation and the Department’s positions on regulatory matters, primarily in telecommunications. Continue reading “Economist: Robert E. Litan”

Journalist: Richard Crump

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Richard K. Crump Richard Crump joined the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in 2009. His research interests are in Econometric Theory and Financial Economics.

He holds a Ph.D. in Economics and an M.A. in Statistics from the University of California at Berkeley, along with a B.S. in Economics from MIT. Prior to graduate school he worked as an Associate in the US Economic Research Group and the Global Markets Research Group at Goldman Sachs.

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Author: John D. Finnerty

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John D. Finnerty  John D. Finnerty is Professor of Finance and the founding Director of the MS in Quantitative Finance Program at Fordham University. He was awarded early tenure in 1991 and received the Gladys and Henry Crown Award for Faculty Excellence in 1997. He served as the Director of the MS in Quantitative Finance Program from 2006 to 2008. Dr. Finnerty is also Managing Principal of Finnerty Economic Consulting, LLC, which is based in New York. His areas of specialization include business and securities valuation, solvency analysis, derivatives instruments, and calculation of damages.

Dr. Finnerty has published fourteen books and more than 90 articles and professional papers. His writings and teaching have focused on the analysis and valuation of fixed income securities, complex derivative products, mortgage-backed securities, and asset-backed securities. His most recent books include Corporate Financial Management, 4th edition, just published by Wohl Publishing, Project Financing: Asset-Based Financial Engineering, 2nd edition, published by Wiley, and Debt Management, published by Harvard Business School Press. Continue reading “Author: John D. Finnerty”

Journalist: Richard B. Evans

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Richard B. Evans  Associate Professor of Business Administration, Donald McLean Wilkinson Research Chair in Business Administration.

Richard Evans’ research deals broadly with investment decisions, and his current research projects explore fund manager compensation and incentives, exchange-traded funds, corporate political activity and stock performance, short-selling and quantitative vs. fundamental investment strategies. Continue reading “Journalist: Richard B. Evans”

Journalist: Matthew Ehret

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Matthew Ehret Matthew J.L. Ehret is a journalist, lecturer and founder of the Canadian Patriot Review ( and the Rising Tide Foundation.

He is an author with Strategic Culture, The Duran, Fort Russ, LA Review of Books- China Channel, and has also been published on Asia Times, Global Times, Oriental Review, Sott, and Zero Hedge. Continue reading “Journalist: Matthew Ehret”

Journalist: Theresa W. Carey

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Theresa W. Carey  Author of 23 comprehensive reviews of online brokers for Barron’s. Wrote one of the first reviews of online brokers for PC Magazine in 1992. Currently the brokerage and investing expert for Investopedia and project lead of our online broker and robo-advisor reviews. Theresa is a frequent speaker at conferences on trends in online brokerage and retail trading and investing

Twenty-nine years of experience writing about financial services and financial technology Continue reading “Journalist: Theresa W. Carey”

Journalist: Matt Levine

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Matt Levine  is a columnist for Bloomberg News covering finance and business. Levine has previously been a lawyer, investment banker, law clerk, and has written for a number of newspapers and financial sites. His newsletter, Money Stuff, is one of the most popular on Wall Street with over 150k subscribers.

After graduating Levine was a mergers and acquisitions lawyer for the law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. He later went on to become an investment banker for Goldman Sachs, where he structured and marketed corporate equity derivatives for four years. Levine was also a high school Latin teacher and a law clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.[ Continue reading “Journalist: Matt Levine”

Journalist: Mark Pittman

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James Mark Pittman (October 25, 1957 – November 25, 2009) was a financial journalist covering corporate finance and derivative markets. He was awarded several prestigious journalism awards, the Gerald Loeb Award, the George Polk Award, a New York Press Club award, the Hillman Prize and several New York Associated Press awards.

Pittman was born in Kansas City, Kansas. Standing 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m), he was a linebacker and first baseman on his high school teams. Continue reading “Journalist: Mark Pittman”

Journalist: Floyd Norris

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Floyd Norris (born September 6, 1947 Los Angeles) was[1] chief financial correspondent of The New York Times and International Herald Tribune.[2] He wrote a regular column on the stock market for the Times, plus a blog..

Norris attended University of California, Irvine, then was a Walter Bagehot Fellow in Economics and Business Journalism at Columbia University, where he received an MBA in 1982. Continue reading “Journalist: Floyd Norris”

Journalist: Bethany McLean

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Bethany McLean (born December 12, 1970) is an American journalist and contributing editor for Vanity Fair magazine. She is known for her writing on the Enron scandal and the 2008 financial crisis. Previous assignments include editor-at-large, columnist for Fortune and a contributor to Slate..

McLean started her career as an investment banking analyst for Goldman Sachs and joined Vanity Fair as a contributing editor in 2008.[citation needed] She began as a contributor to “Slate’s” Moneybox column, in 2010 and “The Bulldog” column in “Fortune”. Continue reading “Journalist: Bethany McLean”

Journalist: Byron Christopher

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Byron Christopher (born May 1, 1949) is a Canadian news reporter from Campbellton, New Brunswick. His style of work has been referred to as “Armageddon-like blood-and-guts crime reporting”.[.

Christopher has filed stories across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, with most of his journalistic career focused on Western Canada, often reporting on criminal justice. During the two decades that he worked for The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and for 630 CHED, he won national awards for both his print and radio journalism. Continue reading “Journalist: Byron Christopher”

Lawyer: Joe Nocera

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Joseph Nocera (born May 6, 1952) is an American business journalist and author. He writes about sports at The New York Times where he previously wrote about business and was a columnist for the newspaper’s Op-Ed page. Nocera is also a business commentator for NPR’s Weekend Edition and, as of January 2017, for Bloomberg View..

In the late 1970s he was an editor at The Washington Monthly. In the 1980s, he was an editor at Newsweek; an executive editor of New England Monthly; and a senior editor at Texas Monthly. Continue reading “Lawyer: Joe Nocera”

Journalist: Herb Greenberg

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Herb Greenberg (born June 8, 1952 in Miami, Florida) is an American journalist. In November 2014 he started a new investment research firm called GVB Research, which was subsequently renamed Pacific Square Research. He had rejoined TheStreet on August 16, 2013 as a commentator and editor of Herb Greenberg’s Reality Check newsletter. He also continues as a contributor for CNBC, where Greenberg had been senior market commentator since June 2010..

Prior to joining CNBC, Greenberg left journalism to start a stock research firm with Debbie Meritz, an analyst and accountant. The firm, Greenberg Meritz Research & Analytics, was subscription-only and was targeted to institutional investors, investment banks and accounting firms. Continue reading “Journalist: Herb Greenberg”