Sheelah Kolhatkar

Sheelah Kolhatkar appears in the following:

‘Hedge Fund King’ Steven Cohen Gets Back to Business

Friday, February 02, 2018

With an insider trading scandal behind him, Steven Cohen is looking to return to the hedge fund world and work with clients again. What does his return say about Wall Street today?


New Tax Plan: It's Good to Be a Banker

Friday, January 19, 2018

This year, some banks expect to pay an effective tax rate of less than 20 percent under the recently passed Republican tax plan, down from 35 percent.


Taking Trump Seriously, Not Literally on Puerto Rico

Friday, October 06, 2017

Hurricane Maria left Puerto Ricans without water, power and food. But even before the storm, residents were struggling with more than $70 billion in debt. How will the recovery proceed? 


Charlotesville Fallout: Big Business Bucks Trump

Thursday, August 17, 2017

On Wednesday, President Trump disbanded his Manufacturing Council and Strategy and Policy Forum after several business leaders resigned following his comments about Charlottesville.


Martin ‘Pharma Bro’ Shkreli on Trial

Friday, July 14, 2017

But not for raising the price of a life saving drug by 5,000%. Instead, he's being tried for securities fraud. What could his case say about prosecuting white collar crimes?


The Bumpy Road Ahead for Uber

Friday, June 23, 2017

Travis Kalanick’s resignation this week as CEO of Uber marks the end of one tumultuous ride for the company. What's next for the app that dreamed of changing the face of transportation?

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Rolling Back Bank Regulations

Friday, June 16, 2017

The Trump administration is proposing to revise and change financial regulations put in place after the Great Recession. House Republicans want to go even further.

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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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