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.


Features by Heidi N. Moore

Motorola Mobility to lose 20% of its workforce

Google announced this morning it will lay off 4,000 people. They're all employees of Motorola Mobility, which Google recently bought.
Posted In: motorola, layoffs, Google

Paul Ryan's Wall Street connections

Many Americans are just getting to know Mr. Ryan, who is most famous for his budget plan. But he is already well known on Wall Street.
Posted In: Paul Ryan, Wall Street

Goldman Sachs dodges criminal prosecution

The Justice Department drops probe into Goldman mortgage deal. Four years after the financial crisis, there’s still no criminal conviction on Wall Street.
Posted In: Goldman Sachs

Starbucks gets Square for payments

Startup Square gets a caffeine boost by providing mobile payments for Starbucks customers. The deal also includes credit card processing.
Posted In: Square, starbucks, mobile payments

How bank-rate rigging hits the real world

The LIBOR rigging scandal extends beyond Wall Street. Local governments allege fake rates made budget shortfalls worse and hit public services.
Posted In: LIBOR, Banks, Barclays

Stock trading glitch spooks investors again

Knight Capital’s faulty software sent trading haywire and could sink the brokerage firm. Is technology helping or hurting investor confidence?
Posted In: Wall Street, trading, stock market

What NBC Can Learn from Wall Street Hubris

The peacock network has turned its mildly irritating coverage of the Olympics into a certifiable debacle. It's an old page in the Wall Street playbook.

Where Facebook is faltering, and how it can be fixed

In its first ever earnings report, Facebook reported a 32 percent boost in revenues, just shy of $1.2 billion. But it's still a wholly unprofitable company. What is it doing wrong?
Posted In: Facebook, mobile

Father of big banking Sandy Weill changes tune

Sandy Weill, who engineered Citigroup and the creation of megabanks, says big banks should be split up. Will the debate now gain traction?
Posted In: Citigroup, Sandy Weill, Banks

Home prices firm up but lenders stay skittish

Housing prices continue to firm up, but banks still aren’t confident in the housing or job markets to loan to anyone but the safest borrowers.
Posted In: housing market, foreclosures


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