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

  • Fed will wait to raise interest rates, Janet Yellen signals

    Fed will wait to raise interest rates, Janet Yellen signals

    Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen on Monday called the surprisingly weak May jobs report “disappointing” and signaled that central bank policymakers would wait at least a month on another interest rate hike. In her last public comments before next week’s Fed meeting, Yellen told the World...

  • The economic recovery just turned 7, and here's why it feels so weak

    The economic recovery just turned 7, and here's why it feels so weak

    Though you’d never know it from listening to the presidential candidates, the current U.S. economic expansion is the fourth-longest since the end of World War II. But a startlingly bad jobs report last week raised new concerns about the state of the economy, even as it probably delayed another...

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