Tuesday, June 19, 2012
David Weidner: So long, suckers — I’m leaving Wall Street
After covering the tobacco industry for three years in North Carolina, I moved to New York in 1997 to cover a really dirty business: Wall Street.
Fifteen years after I made that switch, I’m moving on again. More on that in a moment.
Wall Street, like just about everything else, including me, has changed a lot in that time. Also, it hasn’t changed a bit. What follows are 15 takeaways from my time living in New York and covering the financial industry and the markets.