About Timothy Spangler

Timothy Spangler

Timothy Spangler

Timothy Spangler is a writer and commentator who divides his time between Southern California and the United Kingdom. He is the host of the weekly radio talk show "The Bigger Picture with Timothy Spangler," which is broadcast live on KRLA AM 870 in Los Angeles every Sunday from 10 p.m. to midnight Pacific time. Timothy has appeared on CNN, CNBC, BBC and Sky News and has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, the Financial Times and The Economist.

He also writes the award-winning blog β€œLaw of the Market,” dedicated to covering the politics of Wall Street regulation and the regulation of Wall Street politics. His two decades working on Wall Street and in London have given him unlimited access to witness and examine the manner in which financial markets and the men and women who drive them operate. His forthcoming book, β€œOne Step Ahead: Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds after the Global Financial Crisis,” will be published in October 2013.

Timothy is currently an adjunct professor of law at UCLA School of Law and a visiting lecturer at University College London Faculty of Laws. His books on the law of financial regulation are published by Oxford University Press.

'Orange Is the New Black' in the New China Aug 07, 2014

The face of the "New China" is Guo Meimei, an attractive woman in her early 20s whose rise and fall embodies many uncomfortable aspects of modern Chinese life. Until recently, she was generating a strong following on social media for her tweets highl... Read More

Indian History Books Telling Hindu Nationalist Fairy Tales Jul 31, 2014

According to the latest history books being ordered by the government of the Indian state of Gujarat, ancient India was home to both automobiles and stem cell research. The decision has sparked criticism by opponents of Hindu nationalism who fear the... Read More

MH17 and the Ukraine Blame Game Jul 24, 2014

In the days after the tragic loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, global indignation has ignited against the Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, who are believed to have launched the fatal SA-11 missile against the passenger aircraft. Separately,... Read More

Saudi Sound System Making Waves Jul 17, 2014

The Saudi government this week announced the upgrading of the sound system used by Mecca's grand mosque, Al-Masjid Al-Haram, to provide improved service to Muslims visiting the holy city during the annual hajj. With the addition of 4,000 new speakers... Read More