Leah McGrath Goodman

Senior Staff Writer & Finance Editor

An award-winning investigative journalist, author and speaker, Leah McGrath Goodman writes about money, politics and institutional cultures of corruption from New York and London. She has written for CNN/Fortune, Bloomberg, Marie Claire, Forbes, The Financial Times, Barron's, The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires, where she was a special writer, editor and foreign correspondent. Most recently, she was writer-at-large for Institutional Investor and a fellow at the Center for Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Goodman is a member of the London Speaker Bureau and Middle East Speakers Bureau. She is an author at Harper Collins, which in 2011 published her book, The Asylum: Inside the Rise and Ruin of the Global Oil Market, nominated for the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award.

A Tale of Two Hillarys

At best, Hillary Clinton's leaked speech excerpts show an oddly cavalier attitude toward the financial crisis. At worst, they betray a tin-eared approach to the plight of America's struggling middle class.