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Andrew Ross Sorkin

The New York Times Sheds a Tear for Wall Street Paydays

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 06.08.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

If timing is everything, than the timing of Mr. Sorkin's article becomes ever so curious coming just one week after the publication of these humungous sums. There he was, as so often before, trying to steer our focus from the excesses of Wall Street's "Big Money" parade.

The Infuriating, Inexcusable AIG Tax Deal

Jacqueline Leo | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics
Jacqueline Leo

So, this spring, when the Occupy Wall Street crowd comes out of hibernation, don't be surprised if the Tea Party joins them at a new location: 70 Pine Street, the N.Y. corporate headquarters of AIG.

Parsing the Debate Over the Volcker Rule

Robert Teitelman | Posted 04.22.2012 | Business
Robert Teitelman

It's possible that this entire kerfuffle over the Volcker Rule is just hot air. But we won't really know the full costs, before we try it out and drive it awhile.

The Volcker Rule and Wall Street's Pliant Media Plant

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 04.16.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

There he goes again. Wall Street is fighting tooth and nail to emasculate the Dodd-Frank Bill, focusing its artillery on the Volcker Rule, namely those sections calling for the elimination of proprietary trading by banking institutions.

Why Leon Cooperman Is So Upset

Robert Teitelman | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics
Robert Teitelman

He feels insulted that the president has suggested that the wealthy are somehow "bad," and that they pay no taxes, which is an exaggeration, but hell, I lack the sensitivity of the rich.

Billionaire Leon Cooperman Writes "Open Letter to President Obama"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Wall Street "veteran" Leon Cooperman has written an "Open Letter to President Obama" that provides us with a glimpse into the mindset of our 21st century corporate overlords. What's put a bee in Mr. Cooperman's bonnet is the president's "tone" toward billionaires like himself.

Svengalis, Bankers and the Role of Intermediaries

Robert Teitelman | Posted 01.14.2012 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Sorkin's column this week raises a larger point that floats through much of the current discourse about Wall Street and its "investment bankers": the embattled, distrusted, even despised role of the intermediary both on Wall Street and beyond.

The Big Banks Lose Control of the Optics

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 12.06.2011 | Business
Joseph A. Palermo

If the feds under Reagan could prosecute a couple of corrupt high rollers on Wall Street, why can't they do it under Obama?

Top NYT Writer Gets Big New TV Gig

TVNewser | Chris Ariens on July 15, 2011 12:41 PM | Posted 09.14.2011 | Media

CNBC has hired New York Times scribe and DealBook founder Andrew Ross Sorkin to be the new co-anchor of the signature morning program "Squawk Box," TV...

William Alden

Sorkin, Bove Flip On Senate's Goldman Sachs Report After Meeting With Firm | William Alden | Posted 08.10.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Goldman Sachs is quietly pushing back against accusations that it may have broken the law, as employees of the firm have met with a pair o...

HuffPost Review: Empire of Silver

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.31.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Visually stunning and dramatically surprising, Christina Yao's Empire of Silver is a self-assured debut film that manages to be epic in scale and intimate in focus.

Tett on TARP and the Apocalypse

Robert Teitelman | Posted 07.13.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

In America it takes an apocalypse to get anyone to pay much attention to anything but their craven self-interest. Talking points continue to argue that the post-Lehman, AIG implosion crisis that led to TARP was not really a meltdown, but just a few days of pain.

Stars Reenact The Financial Crisis

Posted 06.14.2011 | Entertainment

Ready to relive the financial crash of 2008? HBO has debuted the trailer for its upcoming film, "Too Big To Fail," a star-studded adaptation of New...

Brazil, America and the Realities of Private Equity

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.30.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Andrew Ross Sorkin argues that virtuous Brazilians are akin to "what the fledgling private equity industry circa the 1970s in the United States pursued." That is, before they became greedy barbarians in the '80s.

Paul Giamatti and Amy Ryan talk Win Win

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Onscreen in Tom McCarthy's Win Win, they interact like a long-time married couple. In fact, actors Paul Giamatti and Amy Ryan barely knew each other ...

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's Days Are Numbered, But It's a Big Number

Lawrence G. McDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lawrence G. McDonald

Is there anything new we have learned in the FCIC's report? Are there clear recommendations that will help prevent another financial crisis? No. The commission was divided by politics.

New York Times Staffer Using Apple iPhone 4 for Video News Gathering, "A Huge Game Changer" Says Paper's Video Chief

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.04.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

WASHINGTON, DC -- The New York Times will provide reporters with the Apple iPhone 4 to record and upload videos via an Aspera App to the paper's serve...

Facebook's Financials Reportedly Revealed

The Huffington Post | Abby Wendle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

UPDATE: Goldman Sachs clients have received information about Facebook's financials, Reuters reports. The six-page document, Reuters reports, reveals ...

Regulators Scramble Ahead of WikiLeaks Financial Disclosures

Phil Trupp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Phil Trupp

Not since the $700 billion raid of taxpayer dollars have Washington regulators scurried so quickly to ferret out evidence of collusion between the feds and the nation's major banks. All because of WikiLeaks.

McLean and Nocera's All the Devils Are Here

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

This is the deep background of the financial crisis -- a clear-eyed introduction to the post-industrial jungle with its networks, frictionless interchanges, murky sense of accountability and unexpected consequences.

All the Devils Are Here: Best Business Book of the Year

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

McLean and Nocera don't give us an idea as to where to look for angels. But the book is comprehensive, and I feel certain that all the devils are here.

Sorkin on the transparency dilemma

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Like a drum major, Andrew Ross Sorkin leads his marching band to DealB%k's new page right after Itineraries in today's New York Times. Welcome to dead...

PHOTOS: Billy Crudup As Geithner?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

An HBO movie about the biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression has drawn an all-star cast, the Hollywood Reporter notes. Slated to appear ...

Can Subprime Loans Save Government-Owned GM ? | ANDREW ROSS SORKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

That helps explain the timing of General Motors' biggest deal since it emerged from bankruptcy in July 2009. Two weeks ago, the company agreed to buy ...

Will Taxpayers Turn A Profit On The AIG Bailout? Not So Fast

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As AIG and the government hammered out a plan last week to repay taxpayers for the bailout worth up to $182.3 billion, the U.S. Treasury reckoned the ...