Recently by Bethany McLean
Slate Money on the Cult of Homeownership
Warren Buffett and Bank of America: Why it’s impossible for regular shareholders to get the sweetheart deals that Buffett gets.
Aug 30, 2011
Downgrade for U.S., but no downgrade for France
Aug 17, 2011
The Fed, computer trading, and hedge funds: Do they rule the market
Aug 12, 2011
Why the financial markets are tanking.
Aug 05, 2011
S&P, Moody’s, and Fitch: Why are they so hard to kill?
Aug 02, 2011
Dodd-Frank: Regulation as necessary evil.
July 22, 2011
Goldman Sachs: Why aren’t clients fleeing?
July 20, 2011
QE2 helped the rich and screwed the poor.
July 06, 2011
Bank of America’s mortgage settlement: Good for investors now, and maybe good for homeowners later.
July 01, 2011
Subprime prosecutions: Why the government hunts small game.
June 29, 2011
Capital requirements: Why they wouldn’t have prevented our most recent financial crises.
June 23, 2011
Did Goldman con the government? Who knows. Did it con its customers? You bet.
June 14, 2011
Too Big To Fail, too many houses, and other unresolved financial dilemmas.
April 05, 2011
FDIC and SEC: Suing banks over offenses government ignored.
March 29, 2011
Infrastructure privatization: Can banks be trusted?
March 15, 2011
Foreclosuregate settlement: Is $20 billion too much or too little?
March 02, 2011
Covenant-lite: The default crisis that never happened. Will it now?
Feb 22, 2011
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: They’re not going anywhere.
Feb 15, 2011
QRM rule matters as much as Fannie and Freddie.
Feb 10, 2011