Roger Lowenstein

Author and New York Times contributor

Roger Lowenstein appears in the following:

Where We'd Be Without a National Bank

Friday, October 30, 2015

Our Federal Reserve wasn't always a given. It was an epic battle to create a central bank, and it almost didn't happen.


Ben Bernanke: Hero or Villain?

Friday, March 23, 2012

Roger Lowenstein, financial journalist and author of The End of Wall Street, talks about his cover story for The Atlantic about public perception of Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke.

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Collective Bargaining Debate Hits New Jersey

Monday, June 20, 2011

When Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker threatened the collective bargaining rights of Wisconsin’s public sector employees earlier this year, large scale protests assembled almost overnight as the eyes of the world descended on the Badger State. It was déjà vu in the Garden State last week, when the New Jersey State Senate approved a bill which would radically change the health care, pensions and bargaining rights of over 500,000 public sector employees. Just a decade ago, a move against pensions would be political suicide. So why are voters and lawmakers changing their state budget tactics now?

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The End of Wall Street

Friday, April 09, 2010

Roger Lowenstein tells the full story of the end of Wall Street as we knew it. In The End of Wall Street he weaves together a financial, economic, and sociological thriller. He explains the origins of the crisis and looks at the lessons that should be learned from the ...

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Choosing Foreclosure as Home Values Dip

Monday, February 08, 2010

As home values fall, more and more homeowners are walking away from their mortgage payments and foreclosing on their properties. And some say this is the right decision.


Job Creation Rising, But Job Losses Continue

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testified before Congress yesterday, saying he expects to see new jobs appearing near the end of this year or early next year. He warned, however...


Drop in consumer confidence in the ailing economy

Friday, January 09, 2009

Markets finished at record lows in 2008, but perhaps more significant than the final number, is that the volume of sales has dropped. This can be seen as an indicator that consumer co...

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Making Promises to American Workers

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

We look into America’s pension and health care crisis, and what it will take for corporations and the government to make good on their promises to workers. Roger Lowenstein’s new book is While America Aged.

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