© 2019 Alice Fulwood

Wall Street Correspondent, The Economist

ALICE

FULWOOD

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Alice Fulwood is The Economist's Wall Street correspondent, covering a range of topics about banking and the financial system in the US. She is based in New York. 

 

Before that Alice was a business correspondent, based in London, covering the pharmaceutical industry. She first joined the paper on an internship sponsored by the Marjorie Deane Foundation, where she wrote about finance, banking and economics. 

 

Alice started writing for The Economist in 2018. Prior to joining The Economist Alice worked for UBS, a Swiss investment bank. During her tenure Alice was based in Singapore as an Economist covering Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. She also worked as a foreign exchange spot and derivatives sales trader in London. Alice graduated from the University of Cambridge, where she studied Economics. 

Videos

Podcasts 

October 2019

I talk about the challenges facing Wells Fargo's new boss with Patrick Lane

Money talks

August 2019

Chad Bown, Soumaya Keynes and I discuss currency manipulation

Trade talks

May 2019

Phil Coggan and I discuss the problems with clearing houses

Money talks

October 2019

The stock market is now run by machines. I speak with Jason Palmer about what this means

The intelligence

July 2019

I discuss how Wall Street's elite do not hate Elizabeth Warren as much as you might think

Money talks

April 2019

Goldman is reinventing itself. I discuss the banks prospects with Simon Long

Money talks

September 2019

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are moving house. Simon Long and I discuss

Money talks

July 2019

Getting a ticket to Wimbledon is tough. Rachana Shanbhogue and I discuss some tips

Money talks

January 2019

I discuss the trade in blood products with Chad Bown and Soumaya Keynes

Trade talks

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Published work

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The Makeover

What kind of bank will Wells Fargo be?

October 2019

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Creditworthy

A group of fintech firms are changing the way consumers borrow

October 2019

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Home truths

Steven Mnuchin begins reforming America’s giant mortgage-guarantee firms

September 2019

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The bonds that tie

Argentina faces the prospect of another default

August 2019

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Looking after the pennies

Those saving for retirement face plenty of quandaries

July 2019

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Exam time

Summer brings examinations, both for students and for America’s banks

July 2019

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The tail that wags

The federal reserve is changing direction

June 2019

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Chubby cats

If the best way to get rich is by managing other people’s money, it helps if your clients control a lot of it

May 2019

Tarnished

No one is more aware of the value of a brand than Goldman Sachs

April 2019

Under the hood

"Go straight to the source" is a useful rule for anyone seeking accurate information

February 2019

Letter and spirit

Shakespeare was a fan of the quibble.

January 2019

Hybrid heaven

The mellow thrum of the Toyota Prius is to the streets of Ulaanbaatar what the screech of brakes and honk of horns is to New York: omnipresent.

January 2019

Blood money

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the first successful human-to-human blood transfusion, conducted by James Blundell, an English obstetrician working just across the Thames from The Economist’s offices. 

May 2018

Rule the school

Boston parents were fed up.

April 2018

Phone home

Morris Chang is preparing for retirement. 

April 2018

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Territorial claims

Is the board overseeing Puerto Rico's bankruptcy unconstitutional?

October 2019

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The new masters of the universe

Forget Gordon Gekko, computers increasingly call the shots in financial markets

October 2019

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Sellers beware

Why America’s real-estate brokers are such a rip-off

August 2019

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Generous to a fault

Why America’s biggest charities are owned by pharmaceutical companies

August 2019

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Ball-game theory

Economics is all about allocating scarce resources

July 2019

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Alternative reality

When buy-out firms first came to prominence in the 1980s, they were seen as wolves in fine Italian wool

June 2019

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The giants are coming

By almost any measure, America’s biggest banks are behemoths

June  2019

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Flipping property 

A well-functioning market is one that enables buyers and sellers to execute transactions quickly, easily and cheaply

May 2019

In the pillory

You have not been able to keep Wells Fargo out of trouble,” Maxine Waters told Tim Sloan, the chief executive of America’s fourth-biggest bank

March 2019

Shooting the messenger

Those who profit from the misery of others are not often popular

February 2019

A delicate balance

As dull as “watching paint dry”.

January 2019

Kill or cure?

As befits a deal in the medical industry, this one has been rather hard to swallow.

December 2018

Vein attempts

A willing buyer in a market with plenty of willing sellers, Barzin Bahardoust is finding life surprisingly hard.

May 2018

Jitterbugs

Watching financial markets can be like watching a horror film.

April 2018

Collateral damage

China is the stated adversary in Donald Trump’s incipient trade war.

March 2018

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Light relief

The Fed has lightened the load on America's banks

October 2019

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March of the machines

Fifty years ago investing was a distinctly human affair

October 2019

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Love at first byte

Apple and Goldman Sachs launch their credit card

August 2019

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Pick your poison

Conversations with bankers about the Democratic primaries invariably turn to Elizabeth Warren

July 2019

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Think blind dates couldn’t get any worse? Try this

I am trying to decide if the two strangers I am watching on a blind date are into each other

July 2019

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The hottest seat in banking

It is with relief—oops, I mean “regret”—that I must turn down your offer of the role of chief executive at Wells Fargo

June 2019

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Flight to safety

Grimstad, norway, is an unlikely setting for financial-market shenanigans

May 2019

Picking up $20 bills

Economists have long argued about the efficiency of markets

April 2019

Buffetology

When future generations want to study today’s capitalists, a good place to start would be Warren Buffett’s annual letters to the shareholders

February 2019

Bigger is beautiful

Giant banks are made, not born

February 2019

A port in a storm

Teesside was the future, once. 

January 2019

Sales from the crypt

In a recent video Jeremy Sciarappa, a YouTuber, flips the lid off a red box in his living room to reveal a silver machine the size of a shoebox, whining noisily.

May 2018

Where it's due

In 2013 Codere, a Spanish gaming firm, owed money it could not repay. Its bonds were trading at just over half face value.

May 2018

Shifting silicon

Morris Chang is preparing for retirement. 

April 2018

A sunny place for a shady currency

It “will be an instrument for Venezuela’s economic stability and financial independence”, promises a white paper published by the country’s government last month.

March 2018