100 Financial Experts Michael Hiltzik

Michael Hiltzik

Los Angeles Times Columnist

"What's the dirtiest word in financial policy? My vote goes to 'bailout.'"


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Michael Hiltzik is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who writes a daily blog for the Los Angeles Times. His business column appears in the print edition every Sunday.

Hiltzik and colleague Chuck Philips received the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of corruption in the entertainment industry.

He has published seven books, including “Iron Empires: Robber Barons, Railroads, and the Making of Modern America,” “Dealers of Lightning: Xerox PARC and the Dawn of the Computer Age” and “The New Deal: A Modern History.”

Why He’s a Top Money Expert:

Hiltzik’s weekly business column appears in one of the most-circulated newspapers in the U.S.

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