Bethany McLean

business journalist

Bethany McLean appears in the following:

The Financial Crisis and the Boom in U.S. Oil Production

Friday, September 14, 2018

Ten years after the start of the Great Recession, the new book "Saudi America" examines how the response helped lead America to become a major oil producer, and whether it's sustainable.


The Battleground That's Fannie and Freddie

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

A closer look at the political battle over the fate of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, now the riskiest area of the U.S. economy.

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Chesapeake Energy: Could This Be the Next Enron?

Friday, May 04, 2012

This week, Chesapeake Energy CEO and billionaire Aubrey McClendon is coming under fire for potential conflicts of interest after a Reuters report found he oversaw a hedge fund that tr...


Jon Corzine’s Riskiest Business

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Vanity Fair business writers, contributing editors Bryan Burrough, William D. Cohan, and Bethany McLean discuss the personal and professional tribulations of Jon Corzine. They spoke to friends and associates of the embattled former Goldman C.E.O. and New Jersey governor to examine the private demons and blind ambition that led Corzine to the MF Global scandal. Their article “Jon Corzine’s Riskiest Business” is in the February issue of Vanity Fair. The paperback release of William Cohan's latest book, Money and Power: How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World, is out today.

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Financial Crisis Fallout

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Bethany McLean, contributing editor at Vanity Fair and co-author with Joe Nocera of All the Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis, discusses the book, Wall Street, the S&P and the continuing financial woes in the U.S.

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All the Devils are Here

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Business journalists Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera discuss the many problems that helped bring down the economy. The full story is like the legend of the blind men and the elephant—almost everyone has missed the big picture, and almost no one has put all the pieces together. Their book All the Devils are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis goes back several decades to explore the complex, hidden history of the financial crisis.

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