Megan McArdle

is the business and economics editor of The Atlantic. Previously, McArdle worked in various capacities for The Economist, where she wrote about economics and oversaw the founding of “Free Exchange,” the magazine's economics blog. Her work history includes three start-ups, four years as a technology project manager for a boutique consulting firm, a summer as an associate at an investment bank, and a year spent as an executive copy girl for a disaster-recovery firm at Ground Zero. While working at Ground Zero, she started “Live from the WTC,” a blog focused on economics, business, and cooking

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Keith Banks, Bill Mayer, and Megan McArdle discuss investing money for 2010, looking at the markets and the risks.  See more
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Over the past few months, the news was dominated by the Detroit bailout, an industry that contributes approximately two... See more