Sheelah Kolhatkar

Sheelah Kolhatkar appears in the following:

Hating on Uber

Friday, March 03, 2017

From claims of sexual harassment to allegations it stole self-driving technology, the company and its CEO are having a tough couple of months.  

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The Human Embodiment of Wall Street's Transformation

Monday, February 13, 2017

Former hedge fund analyst and New Yorker staff writer Sheelah Kolhatkar on "Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street."

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Should CEOs Play Politics Too?

Friday, February 03, 2017

Two weeks into the Trump presidency and U.S. business leaders are already coming under fire for criticizing — and for staying silent —about the new administration's proposals. 


What to Expect From Trump’s Economic Team

Friday, January 20, 2017

With confirmation hearings nearing an end, a look at what they revealed about the men Donald Trump has picked to run the country’s finances.


Wells Fargo Scandal Spreads to Prudential

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Prudential announced Monday that it was suspending sales of life insurance policies sold through Wells Fargo. It's the latest twist in the growing Wells Fargo scandal.

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Wall Street Swipes Right for Donald Trump

Friday, November 18, 2016

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump attacked Wall Street and in turn, Wall Street gave him little support. Now, bankers and financiers are warming up to the president-elect.


Saving the Trump Brand

Monday, October 24, 2016

When this election is over, Donald and Ivanka Trump will still have ties, stilettos and hotel rooms to sell. How much damage will Trump's campaign rhetoric do to the family business?

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What Clinton's Leaked Wall Street Speeches Reveal

Friday, October 21, 2016

The New Yorker's Sheelah Kolhatkar says the most shocking thing about Clinton's speeches to Goldman Sachs may be the lack of anything shocking.

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Wells Fargo CEO Resigns After Scandal

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Last month, it was revealed that the bank would pay $185 million in fines as a punishment for creating nearly 2 million fraudulent accounts in its customers names.


The Trials and Tribulations of Wells Fargo

Friday, September 30, 2016

The bank's CEO faced a second round of criticism on Capitol Hill, trying to explain why thousands of his former employees were accused of illegal banking practices.

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Wells Fargo, Banking Culture and What Could Be Next

Friday, September 16, 2016

Another bank in the headlines, paying millions of dollars in fines to settle charges of illegal banking practices.

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The New Yorker at the DNC: Big Money, Lavish Parties

Friday, July 29, 2016

Sheelah Kolhatkar looks for the corporate sponsors at the Democratic National Convention.


Is Hillary Clinton Wall Street's Candidate?

Friday, July 29, 2016

The securities and investment sector is the biggest contributor to Clinton’s campaign and super PACs that support her, far surpassing what Donald Trump has received.

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Getting Away With Insider Trading

Friday, May 27, 2016

Nowadays, when it comes to making money based on insider tips, what's legal and what isn't may not be what you think.

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Theranos Tested

Friday, April 22, 2016

The billion-dollar, blood testing company is under federal investigation.

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Rise and Fall of Valeant

Friday, March 18, 2016

The pharmaceutical company has gone from Wall Street darling to complete disaster. 


Kicking the Tires at Yahoo

Friday, February 26, 2016

It's losing money, laying off staff and now it's exploring "strategic alternatives." Is this the end of the line for CEO Marissa Mayer's plans to turn Yahoo around?


The Clash of Two Tech Titans

Friday, February 05, 2016

For a short time, Google's parent company Alphabet surpassed Apple as the most valuable company in the world — which might signal a shift in the economy.


Honey, Let's Shrink the Banks

Friday, November 06, 2015

The call to break up the nation’s big banks continues, even as bankers argue the financial system is dramatically safer.

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Deal-Making and Drinking: Do They Mix?

Friday, October 16, 2015

Beer giant AB InBev wants to acquire its rival SABMiller. It's one of many billion dollar deals this year. At this rate, we'll set an all-time record in 2015. Is that good?