The Financial Crisis: the FRONTLINE interviews Money, Power, & Wall Street sponsored by Duke Sanford School of Public Policy
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Cathy O’Neil taught mathematics at Barnard College before working as an analyst for the hedge fund D.E. Shaw & Co. Disillusioned, she joined Occupy Wall Street and Occupy the SEC, where she hopes to devise an alternative banking system. She created the blog Mathbabe to explain and demystify terminology and practices in the financial system. This is the edited transcript of an interview conducted by producer Martin Smith on Jan. 18, 2012.

Cathy O'Neil

Fmr. analyst, D.E. Shaw & Co.; Occupy Wall Street

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