Meredith Whitney


  • Whitney Upgrades Citigroup to 'Hold'     Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

    Citigroup shares helped fuel the Dow's rally after noted banking analyst Meredith Whitney upgraded the stock to a "hold" rating, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

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    Meredith Whitney, who made the prescient call in 2007 that Citigroup would cut its dividend, has now upgraded the very stock that brought her celebrity status during the credit crisis.

  • Citigroup Shareholders & Meredith's Upgrade     Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 1:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on Meredith Whitney's Citigroup upgrade from "underperform" to "hold" the same day the company meets with shareholders.

  • Meredith Whitney Upgrades Citi to 'Hold'     Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 12:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly has the details of Meredith Whitney's upgrade on Citigroup from an "underperform" rating to a "hold", amid improved operating metrics.

  • Meredith Whitney Muni Call Was 100% Wrong: Bond Pro Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | 8:10 AM ET
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    High-grade municipal bonds remain a solid investment despite their sometimes-battered public image, according to fixed income expert Alexandra Lebenthal.

  • How Stressed are the Banks?     Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | 7:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports Citi has a new target on its back: noted analyst, Meredith Whitney told CNBC's Maria Bartiromo she is not "positive" on Citgroup. Also, discussing the results of the Fed's new "stress tests" on banks and whether it's good policy to play out the results in the public arena, with Bill Isaac, Fifth Third Bancorp chairman.

  • Meredith Whitney on the Banking Sector     Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | 3:10 PM ET

    Meredith Whitney, founder & CEO of Meredith Whitney Advisory Group, offers her reaction to the bank stress tests. She also explains why she remains worried about the muni bond market.

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  • Meredith Whitney Downgraded Jefferies     Wednesday, 21 Dec 2011 | 12:51 PM ET

    Influential banking analyst Meredith Whitney downgraded Jefferies to a "hold" from "buy" last night. The FMHR discusses.

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    Jefferies CEO Rich Handler has at least one prominent supporter — noted banking analyst Meredith Whitney, who said the company is run conservatively and unlikely to get hammered by exposure to European debt.

  • POLL: Role Model Success Stories Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 11:52 AM ET

    Some say big-business stars such as Oprah Winfrey, Martha Stewart, and Meg Whitman have not only broken the glass ceiling, they've made it irrelevant.  Either way, they're certainty good role models.

  • Where Whitney Went Wrong on Munis     Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | 4:33 PM ET

    One year ago, Meredith Whitney made a call that ignited a firestorm in parts of the muni market, with CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Was Whitney's Muni Call Wrong?     Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | 10:46 AM ET

    Is Meredith Whitney wrong or just early? Insight with Peter Hayes, BlackRock and CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Whitney's Call on Muni Bonds     Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | 8:00 AM ET

    Weighing in on Meredith Whitney's call on muni bonds and why she is wrong, with Matt Fabian, Municipal Market Advisors senior analyst, who adds that muni bonds are not structured similarly to other markets.

  • Gary Kaminsky & David Faber on Munis     Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 12:08 PM ET

    CNBC's David Faber and Gary Kaminsky discuss Meredith Whitney and her muni bond prediction from last year.

  • Time’s Up Meredith Whitney, Muni Prediction Was Wrong Tuesday, 27 Sep 2011 | 10:43 AM ET
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    Just about a year ago this week, rumors started to circulate in the sometimes sleepy and boring world of municipal finance. The crisis talk went into overdrive, of course, when Ms. Whitney appeared on 60 Minutes andwarned that the $3 trillion municipal bond market faced the immediate threat of hundreds of billions of dollars in defaults.

  • Europe Isn't Another Lehman—Or Is It? Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 3:50 PM ET

    Major banks stop lending to each other. A liquidity scare sets in. Policy makers contemplate fillingl the void with dollars meant to stave off fears that the banking system is failing.

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    An economy under constant barrage from housing, price inflation and debt concerns actually has created investment opportunities, banking analyst Meredith Whitney said.

  • Tea Party Made Up of 'Freaked Out White Men': Whitney Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 9:27 AM ET
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    Tea Party members are primarily “freaked out white men” who pose the greatest political threat to Democrats in 2012, according to banking analyst Meredith Whitney.

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    Meredith Whitney sees signs of a double-dip as cities and towns continue to get squeezed by cuts in federal funding.