James Pethokoukis

Did Obama just raise your credit card rates?

July 1, 2009

Flood the White House switchboards! Considering that the government is about to be a 34 percent owner of Citigroup, couldn’t Team Obama have quashed the company’s decision to raise rates on 15 million cardholders — just as new curbs legislated by Congerss are about to kick in?

Bair vs. Pandit: Be cool people!

June 5, 2009

A sneak preview of my upcoming column on the WSJ report that the FDIC’s Sheila Bair is trying to push out Citi’s Vikram Pandit: