John Cassidy

New Yorker magazine

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Staff writer at the New Yorker magazine and a columnist for Fortune; author of How Markets Fail: The Logic of Economic Calamities

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The toll from the Boston Marathon bombings is three dead and 48 still hospitalized with the total number of injured now 264. The surviving suspect's condition is said to be "fair."

Boston and the Modern Manhunt

The toll from the Boston Marathon bombings is three dead and 48 still hospitalized with the total number of injured now 264. The surviving suspect's condition is said to be "fair."

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Big banks bailed out because they were "too big to fail" are now jacking up fees on small businesses and individual consumers.

Ditching Big Bad Banks: Are There Alternatives?

Big banks bailed out because they were "too big to fail" are now jacking up fees on small businesses and individual consumers.

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Bank of America plans to impose a $5 monthly fee on depositors who use debit cards and Citibank says it'll raise fees on accounts with less than $15,000, igniting the latest firestorm…

Big Banks: Are There Alternatives?

Bank of America plans to impose a $5 monthly fee on depositors who use debit cards and Citibank says it'll raise fees on accounts with less than $15,000, igniting the latest firestorm…

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