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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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Valeant’s Sugar Coating Helps its Acquisitions Go Down

The Buck Stops With Obama on Tepid Financial Reform

Seeking Tough Justice, but Settling for Empty Promises

The Rise of Corporate Impunity

Meet the only Wall St. executive prosecuted as a result of the financial crisis. Has justice been served?

Long After Sandy, Red Cross Post-Storm Spending Still a Black Box

Donors gave $312 million after the storm, but it’s not clear how exactly the money was spent.

How the Case Against Bank of America CEO Fizzled

Goldman, the Muppets and the Mystery of ‘Pretty Fishy & Dodgy’ Holdings

When Regulation Threatens, Bankers Predict Doom For Main Street

Lucky Man: CEO’s Repeated Good Fortune in Timing Stock Sales

Maintaining Ethics in the Move From Regulator to Regulated

Investors Are Chastened. That’s A Good Thing.

SEC Issues More Fines Over Magnetar Deals – and Appears to Move on

There have now been more than $435 million in SEC settlements regarding one of the most notorious groups of mortgage securities deals behind the financial crisis.

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

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