Biography / Contact
Erin Arvedlund is an author and financial writer specializing in Wall Street, capital markets and investigative reporting.She is a columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer and a contributor to Barron’s magazine. She got her start working for Dow Jones News Wires in 1993, then moved to The Moscow Times in the former Soviet Union in 1996, where she wrote about the emerging markets and oil and gas industries. In 1998 she joined TheStreet.com, one of the first real-time online news blogs covering Wall Street, and then to Barron’s magazine in 2000 where she covered options, mutual and hedge funds and public companies. From 2003 to 2005 she worked again in Moscow, this time for The New York Times as a business correspondent and contract writer out of the Moscow bureau. She also worked on Wall Street from 2006 to 2008 at Sanford C. Bernstein, a unit of AllianceBernstein, before authoring the definitive book on Ponzi-schemer Bernie Madoff (“Too Good to Be True: The Rise and Fall of Bernie Madoff), published by Penguin in 2009. In 2014, she authored “Open Secret” about the London-based circle of traders conspiring to rig interest rates before and after the 2008 financial crisis.
She lives in Philadelphia with her husband, an attorney, and a rotating cast of cats, currently including Girlfriend and McManus. She can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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