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Jonathan Weil
Jonathan Weil joined Bloomberg News as a columnist in 2007, and his columns on finance and accounting won Best in the Business awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers in 2009 and 2010. Weil was a reporter for the Wall Street Journal from 1997 to 2006, and before that at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Little Rock. He grew up in Hollywood, Florida, and has a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a law degree from Southern Methodist University.
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Banking Despair in Puerto Rico

It can't be a good sign when a lender finishes a news release by saying 'customer deposits are FDIC-insured to the fullest extent of the law for ... Read more

So What If a Bank Cops a Guilty Plea?

Foreign banks can be charged criminally. So can tiny U.S. lenders. And so can companies big and small in just about every other industry from every country -- but not huge U.S. banks. Read more

Why I Forgive Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman

All anybody in financial journalism really wants these days is a phone call or e-mail from Bill Ackman or Carl Icahn to share some tidbit about what they're going to say next on TV or Twitter. Read more