Meet the Author: James Freeman

Author Bio and Details

James Freeman has been the Wall Street Journal’s principal writer of unsigned editorials on Wall Street banking and regulation since the crisis of 2008. Under his own byline, he has published extended interviews with many of the most consequential people in finance, from the founder of the world’s largest hedge fund to the lead software developer of the Bitcoin project. He is a Fox News contributor and frequently appears on the Fox Business Network. He has also appeared on CNN, CNBC and MSNBC.

Books by James Freeman

Borrowed Time

Two Centuries of Booms, Busts, and Bailouts at Citi

Book cover image: Borrowed Time: Two Centuries of Booms, Busts, and Bailouts at Citi

The alarming, untold story of Citigroup—one of the largest financial institutions in the world—from its founding in 1812 to its role in the 2008 financial crisis, and the many near-death experiences in between. During the 2008 financial crisis, we were told that Citi was a victim of events beyond its control—the larger financial panic, unforeseen economic disruptions and a…  More »

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