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Jesse Eisinger

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Jesse Eisinger is a senior reporter at ProPublica.

In April 2011, he and a colleague won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for a series of stories on questionable Wall Street practices that helped make the financial crisis the worst since the Great Depression. He won the 2015 Gerald Loeb Award for commentary. He has also twice been a finalist for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting.

He was a regular columnist for The New York Times’s Dealbook section. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, The NewYorker.com, The Washington Post, The Baffler, The American Prospect and on NPR and "This American Life." Before joining ProPublica, he was the Wall Street Editor of Conde Nast Portfolio and a columnist for the Wall Street Journal, covering markets and finance.

He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, the journalist Sarah Ellison, and their daughters.

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The Problem Is Bigger Than Too Big to Fail

Obama’s Mystery Man for Derivatives

The One Mortgage Fix Washington Isn’t Talking About

Don’t Worry, Jamie, Lloyd’s Shown the Way

SEC Files Charges in Magnetar Deal

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged an asset manager with fraud for its role in one of the most notorious groups of mortgage securities deals behind the financial crisis.

Panic, Please.

SEC Wins Big Fine From JPMorgan but Execs Skate Free

A Double Espresso of Questions for Green Mountain

The Bank-Friendly Eighth Governor of the Fed

Finally, Bank Regulators Have Had Enough

Ixnay on ‘Say on Pay’

Congress Bungles Fannie and Freddie Reform

Why the Shareholder Rescue Never Comes

The Fed’s Credibility Problem

‘Act of Congress’ Stresses Hopeful Creation of Dodd-Frank, Omits Grim Ending

A new book from long-time Washington Post editor Robert Kaiser follows the creation of Dodd-Frank, but doesn't follow up to see how things turned out.

Big Banks are Victims of Their Own Success

Forever Blowing Bubbles

Why Risk Managers Should Be Spymasters

Lesson of JPMorgan’s Whale Trade: Nothing Was Learned

Bank of America’s Legal Gambit: Keeping Reserves Low

Jesse Eisinger
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