Reuters Investigates

Ethics in economics? Who cares?

July 8, 2011

Back in December, a Reuters investigation examined the ties between economists who testify to Congress on financial regulation and big financial institutions.

Jamie Dimon: Good banker? Bad banker?

February 4, 2011

The U.S. mortgage business is a “mess” in need of overhaul, JPMorgan Chief Executive Jamie Dimon reckons.

Let’s be ethical, economists say

January 3, 2011

Last month’s special report “For some professors, disclosure is academic” has been making waves in the academic world, as this story shows:

Flash crash fallout

October 15, 2010

From Europe to India, policymakers are grappling with the fallout from the harrowing, 20-minute stock market meltdown in May that was quickly dubbed the “flash crash”. Electronic markets are suddenly suspect. But will regulators try to reign in modern trading advances?

Club Fed: the ties that bind at the Fed

October 1, 2010

USA-FED/BERNANKE We’re getting a lot of good feedback on our special report on cozy ties between Wall Street and the Fed. As one Wall Street economist put it: “I’ve never seen the ‘Fed Alumni Association’ used more extensively for back-channel communications with the Street than has been the case since June.”