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  1. January 9, 2014

    Fitch’s China shadow banking guru quits

    Charlene Chu, who as a senior director of Fitch Ratings was among the first to flag the growth of China’s massive shadow...

  2. October 9, 2013

    Meredith Whitney to launch hedge fund

    Meredith Whitney, whose bearish calls on financial stocks ahead of the credit crisis turned her into one of the most famous...

  1. August 2, 2013

    Blasts from the past blow away QE fears

    What do Ben Bernanke, Edward Snowden and Meredith Whitney have in common? The answer is that they are old, old stories....

  2. July 5, 2013

    Lunch with the FT: Meredith Whitney

    Meredith Whitney arrived early for lunch at the Wolseley and so, alas, I didn’t see Wall Street’s most notorious analyst...

  3. FT Alphaville

    June 10, 2013

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - Should the US steal Australia’s superannuation system? - “Only losers hedge!” Stock-market news...

  4. FT Alphaville

    October 16, 2012

    Valedictory for Vikram

    New York – Michael E. O’Neill, Chairman of the Citigroup Board of Directors, and Michael Corbat, Chief Executive Officer,...

  5. FT Alphaville

    September 29, 2011

    Michael Lewis and Meredith Whitney in muniland

    Following his not-so Grand Tour of Europe, the esteemed vagabond financial scribe Michael Lewis has returned home to report...

  6. FT Alphaville

    June 10, 2011

    29 weeks later: muni bonds after the apocalypse

    Nobody tell Meredith Whitney but municipal bond funds finally ended their 29 week run of outflows: And nobody tell muni bond...

  7. FT Alphaville

    June 7, 2011

    Further further reading

    For the commute home, - Growth Forecasts and Informational Rigidities. - The myth of the jobless recovery. - What’s Obama...

  8. FT Alphaville

    March 2, 2011

    Get specific on muni bonds, say Roubini analysts

    Municipal bonds, doctor doom will see you now. The WSJ reports Wednesday that Roubini Global Economics analysts David...

  9. FT Alphaville

    February 9, 2011

    The metamorphosis of the muni market

    Wednesday’s House hearing into state and municipal debt had a touch of the “Scottish play” about proceedings. When Meredith...

  10. FT Alphaville

    February 1, 2011

    Meredith Whitney and the muni fifth dimension

    Bloomberg has tracked down Meredith Whitney, bought her scrambled eggs, and demanded an explanation. In an article out on...

  11. FT Alphaville

    January 19, 2011

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Are parts worth more than the whole? - With sterling, beware of quicksand. - Some great investing...

  12. FT Alphaville

    January 12, 2011

    Debate rages over muni bond defaults

    The $3,000bn US municipal bond market could be on the verge of a crisis to rival that in the eurozone, as cash-strapped...

  13. FT Alphaville

    December 20, 2010

    A two-tiered municipal bond market?

    Never mind two-tiered government bond markets in Europe — what about two-tiering in US municipal debt? That’s the...

  14. FT Alphaville

    November 22, 2010

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Monday, - Mark-to-make believe. Again. - Who gains from the eurozone fiasco? China. - All this empirical...

  15. FT Alphaville

    November 19, 2010

    Meredith Whitney to set up rating agency

    Meredith Whitney, a Wall Street analyst known for her bearish calls on US banks before the financial crisis, plans to set up...

  16. FT Alphaville

    September 8, 2010

    Whitney predicts 80,000 job cuts

    Independent banking analyst Meredith Whitney believes banks will cut up to 80,000 jobs in the next year and a half, reports...

  17. FT Alphaville

    July 9, 2010

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Friday, - What’s a double-dip, anyway? - Goldman smackdown, Dick Bove vs Meredith Whitney. - Stocks have...

  18. FT Alphaville

    January 21, 2010

    Goldman posts Q4 EPS of 8.20, net income of $4.95bn

    Here it is — the one you’ve been waiting for. On Thursday Goldman Sachs reported diluted earnings per share of $8.20, on...

  19. FT Alphaville

    January 15, 2010

    (Principal) Forgiveness at JP Morgan

    Watch those JPM charge-off numbers, they are very much skewed by various mortgage modification programs. From the...

  20. FT Alphaville

    December 9, 2009

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Wednesday, - A Bond Vigilantes Christmas quiz. - Why homes aren’t investments. - “Financial News just named me...

  21. Money Supply

    November 23, 2009

    Economic news digest

    What connects computer screens, green cars and military power? Rare earth elements, required for the manufacture of many...

  22. FT Alphaville

    October 15, 2009

    Goldman reports Q3 EPS of $5.25, net income of $3.19bn

    You read the Meredith Whitney downgrade, heard the whispers, now here’s the real thing. Before the opening bell in New York...

  23. FT Alphaville

    October 14, 2009

    Those greedy Goldman whispers

    We could be polite and call it a “read-across” — from JP Morgan’s Q3 out-performance. Or we could just say what it is:  bull...

  24. FT Alphaville

    October 13, 2009

    Mystery Meredith Whitney Goldman downgrade

    This is how analyst Meredith Whitney treats the media — the industry that helped turn her into the renowned bankslayer she...

  25. FT Alphaville

    September 11, 2009

    One year on: the media commemorate the fall

    September 15 2009 will mark the one-year anniversary of Lehman Brothers’ momentous collapse. The mainstream media are...

  26. FT Alphaville

    July 31, 2009

    Battle of the financial pundits

    We at FT Alphaville are not getting involved in this one, though we think our readers might want to wade in. The very vocal...

  27. FT Alphaville

    July 15, 2009

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Wednesday’s FT, Martin Wolf: After the storm comes a hard climb Is the world...

  28. FT Alphaville

    July 14, 2009

    Meredith Whitney is our leader

    David Rosenberg‘s latest morning note has some interesting observations on the behaviour of investors and the cult of...

  29. FT Alphaville

    July 13, 2009

    MWAG ♥ GS

    Trouble is, we don’t know why. And nor does Bloomberg, judging from the below story. Mind you the preview for tomorrow’s...

  30. FT Alphaville

    May 22, 2009

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Friday, - Don’t believe the optimists. - Five winners post-credit crunch. - “We are placing the world’s leading...

  31. FT Alphaville

    May 15, 2009

    The Weekender

    On FT Alphaville this week, - On Monday, how banks’ post-stress-test capital shortfall could have been billions bigger. -...

  32. FT Alphaville

    May 13, 2009

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Tweets, twendz and stocks. - Capitalism is not broken. - Meredith Whitney is a contrarian...

  33. FT Alphaville

    May 12, 2009

    Whitney: "I call this the great government momentum trade"

    Meredith Whitney appeared on CNBC Monday afternoon with some insightful comments on the recent rally in banks. Via...

  34. FT Alphaville

    April 9, 2009

    The IBs of March

    Last month: After a meeting with President Barack Obama, JPMorgan Chase & Co’s (NYSE:JPM – News) Chief Executive Jamie Dimon...

  35. FT Alphaville

    April 8, 2009

    The return of the IB capital call

    Meredith Whitney and Mike Mayo are not the only analysts who see a quick end to investment banks’ first-quarter...

  36. FT Alphaville

    April 7, 2009

    Word of the day: Notlüge

    You can add this to other pieces of European languages that have gained utility in the fiscal crisis, like Anstalslast and...

  37. FT Alphaville

    April 6, 2009

    Meredith Whitney speaks on bank profitability

    Does she even recognise the concept? Bank-slayer Meredith Whitney has been speaking with Steve Forbes on the subject of the...

  38. FT Alphaville

    March 24, 2009

    Lunch Wrap

    On FT Alphaville this morning, -  Deflation avoided? -  Too much of a QE thing for Mervyn? - Volte face from ArcelorMittal?...

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