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

  • Countdown begins to Fed's decision on interest rates

    Countdown begins to Fed's decision on interest rates

    The Federal Reserve will announce this week whether it will raise interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade — a highly anticipated decision that has implications for global financial markets and household budgets. Anxious investors are in countdown mode as the Fed's next move has become...

  • Bankruptcy judge says he will approve Tribune Co. restructuring

    Bankruptcy judge says he will approve Tribune Co. restructuring

    After more than 31/2 years of bitter legal conflict, the judge in Tribune Co.'s bankruptcy case said he would approve a plan to transfer ownership of the Chicago media company to a group of hedge funds and banks based in Los Angeles and New York. But in a memorandum overruling objections by junior...

  • Obamas get the balls rolling with style

    After the daylong inaugural celebration on the Mall, last night was the time for thousands to party at the balls. Festivities began across Washington at 8 p.m. as people checked their overcoats, hats and gloves to reveal, in many cases, tuxedos and evening gowns at a series of inaugural balls and...

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