Eric J. Weiner has covered business and economics issues for fifteen years as a writer and editor. His critically acclaimed first book, WHAT GOES UP: The Uncensored History of Modern Wall Street as told by the Bankers, Brokers, CEOs, and Scoundrels Who Made It Happen
, was published in September 2005 by Little, Brown and Company, and was selected as one of the year’s best books by Barron’s
magazine and one of the year’s “Most Enriching Reads” by Kiplinger’s
. He is a former columnist and reporter for Dow Jones Newswires, and he has written for The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The Village Voice
, and countless other major publications. He also is a contributor to the news and opinion website The Huffington Post
. He lives in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, with his wife, Paige and their son, Jake.