Kate Matrosova was a classic overachiever and, at 32, had everything to live for. Still she set out alone into the mountains of New Hampshire—and a deadly storm.
Tag: Wall Street
Even for a high-powered “A-Type,” living on forged documentation is an endurance test.
It takes a gallon of water to grow a single almond. Yet in drought-ravaged California, hedge funds are racing to plant as many new trees as they can.
The central witness in “one of the biggest cases of white-collar crime in American history” speaks out.
When Carmen Segarra was hired to examine Goldman Sachs for the New York Fed, she bought a small recorder and began taping her meetings. Here is what she found before she was fired.
Listen to the radio version of this story from This American Life.
The Wall Street firm that bailed out Robert Mugabe.
The hedge funders who tried to give away a fortune anonymously.
How Brad Katsuyama, a trader at the sleepy Royal Bank of Canada, discovered that the stock market was rigged and assembled a team to change it.
Adapted from Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt.
The first known infiltration of the finance fraternity Kappa Beta Phi.Excerpted from Young Money.
On then-agent, now-congressman Michael Grimm and what happens when an F.B.I. informant turns out to be a con man.
A profile of the policy wonk who shone the light and turned the tide on overseas tax havens.
Shortly before leaving Goldman Sachs, Sergey Aleynikov downloaded around 32mb of source code from their high-frequency stock-trading system. Even as he was sent away for an eight year bid in federal prison, no one seemed to fully understand exactly what he did.