In this column, co-published with New York Times’ DealBook, Jesse Eisinger monitors the financial markets to hold companies, executives and government officials accountable for their actions.
Market participants are complacent about the debt ceiling because they don't understand Washington anymore.
The Securities and Exchange Commission won praise for its supposedly tough London Whale settlement with JPMorgan. But the big winners so far are the bank execs.
Wall Street may think that Green Mountain has put its troubles behind it. But on its first-ever investor day, questions about the company’s numbers persist.
Everyone's focused on who the next Federal Reserve chairman will be, but the permanent staff may be just as important.
For first time since the financial crisis, the banks are losing some battles on tougher regulation.
A draft bill from Sens. Corker and Warner to fix Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac has serious flaws that could make the plan unworkable.
The recent vote to keep Jamie Dimon as CEO and chairman of JPMorgan shows why the corporate governance movement won't work when it comes to Big Banking.
Yes, hedge funds have been wrong about inflation and rising interest rates. But they aren't wrong that the Fed has a credibility problem.
A new bi-partisan bill proposes to raise capital standards at the biggest banks. Their paid shills are whining but the arguments don't hold water.
It's looking like we have moved from the crash to the bubble and skipped the economic recovery.
John Breit was a physicist who went to Wall Street and learned to throw out his math models. He managed risk for Merrill Lynch by developing sources of human intelligence on the trading desks and among the executives.
The Dodd-Frank financial overhaul law gave shareholders a vote on executive pay. It turns out that they usually approve compensation packages by margins Fidel Castro would have envied.
A devastating Senate report on JPMorgan’s London Whale trading debacle reveals that banks and regulators have learned few if any lessons from the financial crisis.