Los Angeles Times

Jim Puzzanghera

Writer

Jim Puzzanghera writes about business and economic issues from the Times’ Washington, D.C., bureau. He joined The Times in 2006 and won the paper’s Editor’s Award in 2009 for coverage of the financial crisis. He has worked in the nation’s capital since 1998 and is a two-time National Press Club award winner for Washington coverage. A Northwestern University graduate, he previously worked for the San Jose Mercury News, Newsday and the St. Petersburg Times.

Recent Articles

  • Obama's consumer protection legacy defined by aggressive agency

    Obama's consumer protection legacy defined by aggressive agency

    Bill Doak and his wife, Linda, were preparing to buy a new house this spring when a mortgage broker made an ominous declaration after scanning their credit report: “Oh my God, you’re in trouble.” The couple discovered five late payments on the loan on the home they were selling in Springfield,...

  • Why a Fed interest rate hike next month is looking increasingly likely

    Why a Fed interest rate hike next month is looking increasingly likely

    With the economy’s prospects brightening after a bleak winter, Federal Reserve policymakers are increasingly signaling they are ready to nudge up a key interest rate next month. Fed Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen added to the speculation on Friday, saying that if the economy continued to improve as...

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