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John Carney covers Wall Street for the Wall Street Journal's Heard on the Street. 

Prior to joining the Wall Street Journal, Carney worked at CNBC after serving as managing editor of Business Insider's Wall Street and economics section. Prior to that he was editor in chief of, a Wall Street online tabloid.

His writing has appeared in The Wall Street JournalThe New York Times,The New York SunPage Six Magazine, the New York PostFortune, Gawker and New York magazine.

Carney received a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania and practiced corporate law at firms such as Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Latham & Watkins. He primarily represented banks, hedge funds and private equity firms.


Features by John Carney

2/27/07, 416, 546 and the day the market broke

The birth of the mortgage bust and "the death of the God of the closing bell."
Posted In: Freddie Mac, mortgage bust
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