Jen Wieczner, Fortune

Jen Wieczner

Fortune

New York, NY, United States

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Recent:
  • Fortune
Past:
  • Cashay
  • Moneyish

Recent articles by Jen:

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

Airbnb could still IPO in 2020, CEO Brian Chesky tells Fortune: 'It has exceeded everything we expected'

After suffering cancellations and mass layoffs, Airbnb is on track to have a better 2020 than 2019, CEO Brian Chesky says on the Leadership Next podcast. → Read More

The ‘one transaction’ that could solve the racial wealth gap

The head of America's biggest black-owned bank on how to improve the homebuying process to give black Americans an even playing field. → Read More

Toilet paper is so precious it's almost currency

When the global toilet paper supply collapsed, the tissue became rare enough to be used as money. Plus: Fortune is taking its annual fintech bash online: Introducing Virtual Brainstorm Finance. → Read More

The case of the missing toilet paper: How the coronavirus exposed U.S. supply chain flaws

The toilet tissue business is a textbook example of an ultraefficient “lean” industry. But a surge in sales flushed its MO down the drain. Here’s what went wrong. → Read More

Best Buy CEO Corie Barry interview on how to reopen, safe retailing amid coronavirus pandemic

Less than a year into the job, Best Buy CEO Corie Barry has had to oversee a radical transformation of how the electronics retailer does business. → Read More

How to watch Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting, for free without cable

The legendary event is going virtual-only this year. → Read More

New PPP small business loan bill excludes fintech lenders, threatening the smallest businesses

The Payroll Protection Program offering coronavirus emergency loans from the Small Business Administration gives a huge edge to major banks - and the big companies they serve. → Read More

CEO Dan Schulman: PayPal, Venmo business seeing 'tremendous surge' amid coronavirus economy

In a Q&A, PayPal CEO Dan Schulman explains how people, sheltering at home during the coronavirus pandemic, are flocking to digital payment apps like never before. → Read More

5 veteran investors on how to approach the coronavirus stock market

How investors should approach the selloff in stocks—and where they’re finding opportunities now. → Read More

Fintech lenders ask Congress for $1 trillion more for small business PPP loans as funding runs dry

The SBA didn't approve fintech lenders in time to make PPP small business loans before the money ran out. Now, they say more than $1 trillion is needed to meet demand. → Read More