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Gretchen Morgenson

Gretchen Morgenson appears in the following:

C.E.O. Pay Continues to Climb

Monday, July 01, 2013

What does an annual raise look like to the top 200 chief executives at public companies? Try more than 1 million dollars. In 2012, the median pay package for CEO's was $15.1 million, a 16 percent increase from 2011. New York Times reporter Gretchen Morgenson tells us how executive salaries have become sky-high.

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J.P. Morgan Sued for Defrauding Investors

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

J.P. Morgan Chase, America's biggest bank, is being sued for allegedly defrauding investors who lost more than $20 billion on mortgage-backed securities sold by the investment bank Bear Stearns. JP Morgan bought Bear Stearns in 2008.

It's the first action to come out of a working group created by President Obama ...

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Prosecuting Mortgage Crimes

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Gretchen Morgenson, business reporter for the New York Times, continues the conversation about going after after mortgage fraud and other financial crimes. Listeners, what do you think? Where would you start when it comes to investigating financial crimes that led to the 2008 collapse?

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Reckless Endangerment

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

New York Times's Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Gretchen Morgenson and Joshua Rosner discuss how the financial meltdown resulted from the toxic interplay of Washington, Wall Street, and corrupt mortgage lenders. Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon reveals how the watchdogs who were supposed to protect us from financial harm were actually complicit in creating the financial crisis. Drawing on previously untapped sources and building on original research from Rosner—who raised early warnings with the public and investors, and kept detailed records—Morgenson connects the dots that led to this fiasco.

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NYS vs. Banks?

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Gretchen Morgenson, business writer for the New York Times and author of the new book Reckless Endangerment: How Outsized Ambition, Greed, and Corruption Led to Economic Armageddon, talks about the news that the New York Attorney General is preparing for an investigation into the banks' role in the financial crisis.

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Foreclosures and Poverty on the Rise

Friday, September 17, 2010

Gretchen Morgenson, business writer for the New York Times, discusses the recent report that last month was the biggest month for foreclosures ever. And David Jones of the Community Service Society looks at yesterday's Census numbers showing poverty on the rise in the U.S., and how his organization is combating poverty here in New York.

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Mortgages Gone Missing

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

A White Plains homeowner had her housing debt cancelled when the bank trying to foreclose on the property couldn't prove it held the mortgage. Gretchen Morgenson from The New York Times and bankruptcy attorney David Shaev talk about the case and whether it has wider implications.

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Capitalism: What Is It Good For?

Monday, September 14, 2009

One year ago marked the collapse of Wall Street as we knew it. But, was that the end for American-style capitalism overall? Gretchen Morgenson, business reporter for the New York Times, has edited the new book The Capitalist's Bible: The Essential Guide to Free Markets--and Why They Matter to ...

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The State of Capitalism

Monday, September 14, 2009

One year ago this week, Wall Street began to melt down, from the sale of Merril Lynch to the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the bailout of AIG. One year later, what’s the state of US Capitalism? New York Times business reporter Gretchen Morgenson marks the anniversary and discusses her ...

U.S. market reaction to Fed rate cut

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Wall Street is heading for a lower open today after the Dow Jones industrial average 4 percent surge yesterday. The Dow futures are down 109 points as investors' enthusiasm over the Federal Reserve's interest rate cut gives way to concerns about the nation's overall weak economy. Gretchen Morgenson, assistant business and financial editor and a columnist at the New York Times, joins The Takeaway to discuss.

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Rent Destabilized

Monday, May 12, 2008

Gretchen Morgenson, assistant business and financial editor and columnist at The New York Times, and Ben Dulchin, deputy director of the Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development, discuss the impact of investment companies on New York’s rent stabilized housing stock.

Then, Frank Ricci of ...

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Market Stall

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Gretchen Morgenson, assistant business and financial editor and columnist at The New York Times, discusses the latest economic news, including the Fed's rate cut and the Bear Stearns sale.

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Red Ink

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Layoffs and interest rates and Bear Stearns, oh my! We get the latest economic news from New York Times business editor and columnist Gretchen Morgenson. Plus: in finance and out of work. We open our phones for people who used to work on Wall Street—until the credit crunch hit. We ...