Heidi N. Moore is The Guardian's U.S. finance and economics editor. She was formerly the New York bureau chief and Wall Street correspondent for Marketplace.

Prior to joining Marketplace, Moore was a reporter for the Wall Street Journal, where she was the lead writer for the paper’s award-winning Deal Journal online and daily newspaper column during the height (and depths) of the world financial crisis. In addition, she wrote an analysis of banks and mergers and broke news of SEC investigations, big acquisitions, and Barclays Capital buying most of Lehman Brothers out of bankruptcy.  Before that, she was U.S. Bureau Chief for London-based, Dow Jones-owned weekly newspaper and daily website, Financial News. For six years, she was a senior writer covering Wall Street banks and power brokers for The Deal magazine.

Moore’s articles on Wall Street banks and finance have been published in The New York Times, Washington Post, New York Magazine, Financial Times and Slate.  

Moore is a graduate of Columbia University and a native New Yorker. In her free time, Moore enjoys running and traveling.

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Features by Heidi N. Moore

Bank of America settles $2.4 billion lawsuit

Bank of America will pay $2.4 billion to shareholders as part of a settlement announced this morning. It's compensation for maybe not sharing the whole story when B of A bought the failing brokerage Merrill Lynch in 2008.
Posted In: Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, banking, settlement

Kraft: You’ve been voted off the Dow island

UnitedHealth replaced Kraft in the latest adjustment to the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Blue Chips that split or wither get the axe.
Posted In: Kraft, Dow, Survivor, UnitedHealth

Bank of America to cut home lending, branches

Bank of America, bloated by national expansion and saddled with bad mortgages, is speeding up its plan to cut 30,000 jobs. The Wall Street Journal says the bank could reach its downsizing goal a year early.
Posted In: Bank of America, too big to fail, job cuts

Astrology guides some financial traders

When the moon is in the seventh house, what’s a Wall Street trader to do? Pay some $300 for a financial astrology newsletter -- to go with stock charts.
Posted In: stock market, astrology, trading

Wall Street reflects on the year since Occupy

It's been a year since the Occupy Wall Street movement, and some traders say they've warmed to the movement's message.
Posted In: Occupy, Occupy Wall Street

Federal Reserve announces QE3

Chairman Ben Bernanke revealed that Federal Reserve is proceeding with a third round of quantitative easing. How will this help the economy?
Posted In: Federal Reserve, quantitative easing, QE3

Video controversy and YouTube's bottom line

The recent attacks on and killings of Americans in Libya over a YouTube video raises questions about the video site, freedom of speech and corporate ethics.
Posted In: Libya, YouTube

U.S. selling AIG stake, but still holds many others

The U.S. government will continue to hold major stakes in the housing and financial worlds even though it is set to sell most of its remaining investment in AIG.
Posted In: AIG, bailout

U.S. firms prep for Greece exit from euro

From adjusting computer systems to moving cash, U.S. companies are putting contingency plans in place in the event Greece bolts the euro.
Posted In: Greek debt, Europe debt crisis, Grexit

ECB bond-buying plan will only bide time

The European Central Bank's plan to buy bonds is reminiscent of the Fed's quantitative easing.
Posted In: Mario Draghi, European Central Bank

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