Meredith Whitney


  • Meredith Whitney on Closing Bell

    New Jersey's move to take out a short-term $2.25 billion loan to pay its bill is symbolic of how difficult state and municipal financing will be in the year ahead, analyst Meredith Whitney said.

  • Meredith Whitney: New Jersey's $2.5B Loan     Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 8:09 AM ET

    There's just not enough funds to go around in New Jersey. Meredith Whitney, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group, weighs in on the Garden State's decision to take out a bank loan to pay its bills.

  • Harrisburg Hoping God Can Help Balance the Books Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 11:46 AM ET

    If all the brightest minds in Harrisburg’s government can’t solve the city’s financial problems, maybe God can.

  • Leave Meredith Alone! All Really is Not Well in Muniland Wednesday, 15 Jun 2011 | 2:30 PM ET
    Meredith Whitney

    It’s still not easy being Meredith Whitney.

  • McHenry: Whitney Should Testify to Congress on Munis Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 9:39 AM ET

    Since Meredith Whitney made her dire prediction that 50 to 100 municipalities may default on their debt, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC), chairman of the Financial Services and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs subcommittee, has wanted to have her testify to explain her findings.

  • Muni Bonds: A Dialogue Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 1:22 PM ET

    There's no doubt that states and municipalities have taken on more obligations than they can possibly pay. They can't afford the pensions, medical benefits and debt payments they've already promised to pay. When you add in the costs of basic services, such as education and policing, the situation is very obviously untenable.

  • Meredith Whitney Feeling Better About Her Muni Call Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 11:23 AM ET
    Meredith Whitney on Closing Bell

    Meredith Whitney is facing a watershed event for her predictions regarding mass municipal defaults and financial tumult in state budgets.

  • Whitney to Goldman: What's the Endgame? Tuesday, 19 Apr 2011 | 3:58 PM ET

    We’ve been critical of Meredith Whitney on “The Strategy Session”—especially when it came to her bearish call on the municipal-bond market. But Tuesday she deserves credit for posing what may be the investment community’s biggest question to Goldman Sachs on the heels of its first-quarter earnings.

  • Black Swans and Muni Bonds Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | 2:07 PM ET

    The municipal debt market held steady Monday morning while Treasuries sold off after Standard & Poor’s said there was almost a one-in-three chance that it would downgrade US Treasury debt in the next few years.

  • Meredith Whitney on Closing Bell

    Noted bank analyst Meredith Whitney slashed her first quarter earnings estimate for Morgan Stanley Wednesday, moving expected earnings per share to 34 cents from 59 cents.

  • Meredith Whitney an Optimist? There Has to Be a Catch Monday, 21 Mar 2011 | 10:59 AM ET
    Meredith Whitney

    Though she still expects municipal bond defaults and another 10 percent drop in housing prices, the analyst calls the US economy “dynamic and strong” and predicts some states will recover strongly.

  • Your First Move For Friday, March 11 Thursday, 10 Mar 2011 | 9:06 PM ET

    To provide you advice on your investments, the "Fast Money" traders on Thursday revealed their best plays.

  • The words debt and crisis have become terribly associated with each other over the last few years. We have had a mortgage debt crisis, a sovereign debt crisis and now a lively debate over the likelihood of a municipal debt crisis.

  • Contrarians in the Cold as Bulls Keep on Buying Friday, 18 Feb 2011 | 1:43 PM ET

    Contrarian investors are rapidly becoming the Maytag repairmen of the stock market.

  • Muni Call Right, in That Meredith Whitney Kind of Way Friday, 11 Feb 2011 | 12:38 PM ET
    Meredith Whitney on Closing Bell

    When it comes to her call on municipal bonds, it seems that Meredith Whitney is likely to be right in that Meredith Whitney kind of way.