Jen Wieczner, Fortune

Jen Wieczner

Fortune

New York, NY, United States

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Recent:
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Past:
  • Cashay
  • Moneyish

Recent articles by Jen:

Microsoft’s quiet leadership on ‘Bank Black,’ and the hedge fund working outside

Microsoft was an early pioneer of a financial trend that's gone mainstream this summer amid calls for social justice. → Read More

The world’s biggest hedge fund is working from tents in the forest during the COVID pandemic

Ray Dalio founded Bridgewater Associates upon the priciple of "radical transparency." This probably wasn't what he had in mind. → Read More

Making Black banks matter

Black-owned financial institutions are amplifying the call for racial justice by drawing more private capital into their communities. Could they help close America’s wealth gap? → Read More

'Integrators' and 'separators': How managers are helping the two types of remote workers survive the pandemic

Companies are finding creative ways to help those feeling stifled by constantly juggling home and family responsibilities with professional ones. → Read More

Banking Black: Why Biogen, PayPal and other Fortune 500 companies are moving millions to Black-owned banks

Biogen is the latest company to follow Netflix, PayPal and Costco in moving their money to Black-owned banks to combat systemic racism and inequality. → Read More

Big banks flip the script—now it’s ‘Bitcoin, not blockchain’

J.P. Morgan's latest deal highlights bank's growing interest in crypto assets over blockchain infrastructure. → Read More

Warren Buffett traded Goldman Sachs for gold in Berkshire Hathaway’s newly revealed portfolio

The Oracle of Omaha also dumped Occidental stock during the coronavirus pandemic—despite his sweet dividend arrangement with the energy company → Read More

Kamala Harris net worth: Biden VP pick worth as much as $6.3 million, according to Senate filings

How much is Kamala Harris's net worth? Joe Biden's running mate is worth more than he is, according to filings from the senate. Much of that wealth is from her husband, Douglas Emhoff. → Read More

Rocket Companies IPO: Stock of Quicken Loans parent company rises almost 20% following debut

The fintech conglomerate, parent company of Quicken Loans and Rocket Mortgage, just went public in an IPO. → Read More

Accused Twitter hacker's first court appearance Zoombombed by Bitcoin pranksters

Putting hackers on virtual trial is attracting "Zoombombers." → Read More

Tesla is poised to join the S&P 500 after turning another profit; Elon Musk says its cars will become ‘5x more valuable’

CEO Elon Musk says the company's electric cars could soon become '5x more valuable.' → Read More

PPP: Meet the fintech bank that did more PPP lending than Citi

It only has a single branch. → Read More

Will Tesla be added to the S&P 500? Here's how it will be decided

Tesla stock has been on a tear based on the risky assumption it will be added to the S&P 500. → Read More

Why Berkshire Hathaway is partly to blame for the S&P 500 being in the red this year

Warren Buffett's company is the 6th biggest component of the S&P 500. → Read More

How IBM Watson supercomputers are speeding up the search for a COVID-19 vaccine

Mayo Clinic and hundreds of other companies and institutions have signed on to the effort. → Read More

PPP: Dozens of public companies kept millions of dollars in small business loans

At least one publicly-traded company still went bankrupt after receiving PPP funds. → Read More

Banks will collect billions in fees on PPP small business loans, according to a new report

As PPP loans are forgiven, banks big and small look to make major windfalls in fees from the government. → Read More

Stocks had their best quarter in decades. Here's why that's bad news for President Trump

Two terms may not be in the cards, if this stock market indicator is right. → Read More

The best stocks of 2020 so far have made pandemic investors much richer

Surprise: Netflix's stock doesn't even make the cut. → Read More

After overbooking flights in a pandemic, American Airlines is now paying passengers to get off

"I was mildly shocked," says one recent passenger. "We were sardines." → Read More