WALL STREET

The VICE Guide to Finance

My Infuriating, Elaborate Quest to Get Rich by Investing in Juul

Can a regular person get in on the ground floor of a privately-owned vape company with a roughly £11 billion valuation? I tried really hard.
Allie Conti
8.9.18
Money

Greedy Bankers Are Already Creating the Next Financial Crisis

Banks have record profits, but Democrats and Republicans both seem determined to play with disaster.
Matt Taylor
5.24.18
true crime

I Fooled Wall Street and the Mafia as an Undercover FBI Agent

From sporting jewellery to driving fancy cars to speaking French at key moments, it took a lot more planning than you might think.
Seth Ferranti
6.6.17
Views My Own

Obama Has Always Been Cool with Taking Wall Street Cash

But accepting $400,000 for a speech right after leaving office, when his own refusal to take on Wall Street probably helped elect Trump, is still a uniquely bad look.
David Dayen
4.28.17
Film

The Tiny Chinatown Bank That Was Scapegoated After the Financial Crisis

Legendary 'Hoop Dreams' documentarian Steve James's newest film, 'Abacus: Small Enough to Jail,' tells the story of the only US bank prosecuted after the 2008 financial crisis.
Brandon Harris
10.6.16
Stuff

New York City's Surprising Role Funding Slavery and Profiting Off the Civil War

We spoke to author John Strausbaugh about his new book, which details how "New York was arguably the most pro-South, pro-slavery city in the North," during the Civil War.
Peter Moskowitz
8.7.16
News

We Asked An Expert Why Hedge Funds Still Exist

If the hedge fund bro is less and less useful to the One Percent, does that mean he'll vanish from the Earth?
Allie Conti
5.14.16
News

Why You Should Care About Big Banks Cutting Deals with the Feds to Avoid Prosecution

Wall Street deviants play by their own set of rules.
Allie Conti
4.13.16
News

Wine, Wu-Tang, and Pharmaceuticals: Inside Martin Shkreli's World

Is everyone's least favorite "pharma bro" turning over a new leaf? Or just looking for more attention?
Allie Conti
1.27.16
Internet Exploring

Watch Killer Mike Speak on Gun Control, Wall Street, and Criminal Justice Reform

"I'm more afraid of Wall Street banks than I am guns."
Noisey Staff
1.18.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Now Martin Shkreli Wishes He Could Have Raised the Price of His $750 Pill Even Higher

"Try to be a CEO yourself. See how it goes," he said.
Mike Pearl
12.4.15
Stuff

America Needs Its Own Truth Committee on Public Debt

We aren't as different from Greece as we would like to believe.
Astra Taylor
8.17.15
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