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Selected News Media

  1. "Inflation Is Down, but It Wasn’t ‘Transitory,’" Wall Street Journal, January 19, 2024"
  2. "The Fed Thinks Its Job Will Be Done at 2% Inflation. Its Policies Promised Even Lower," with Thomas Sargent, Barron's MarketWatch, September 1, 2023.
  3. "Strong Fed Chairman Confront Spending," with Thomas Sargent. Wall Street Journal, June 20, 2023
  4. "How SVB 'Profited' from Interest Rate Risk," Wall Street Journal, March 17, 2023
  5. "What Jerome Powell Can Learn from Arthur burns," with Thomas Sargent, Wall Street Journal, August 29, 2022
  6. "Lessons From the ’80s, When Volcker Reigned and Rates Were High," New York Times, August 7, 2022
  7. "Volcker, Powell and the Price of Amnesia," with Thomas Sargent, Wall Street Journal, June 23, 2022
  8. "Who's Buying Russian Stocks?" New York Times, Page B3, March 28, 2022
  9. "Inflation, Deficits, and Paul Volcker," with Thomas Sargent, Wall Street Journal, March 4, 2022
  10. "The Market is Too Serene about Inflation," with Thomas Sargent, Wall Street Journal, January 12, 2022
  11. "Employers Are Hiring. Why Are So Many Workers Holding Back?" Bloomberg, November 21, 2021
  12. "Award-winning economist: How to harness 'the Hail Mary effect' to find success in your career," CNBC, August 30, 2021
  13. "The Danger of 'Nothing to Lose'" Project Syndicate, August 26, 2021
  14. "Five Best on Underdogs," Wall Street Journal, August 14, 2021
  15. "Lottery changes will test Americans’ new financial resolve," Seattle Times, August 14, 2021
  16. "Silver Billionaire Welcomes Frenzy," Wall Street Journal, February 8, 2021.
  17. "Can Fed’s Powell Manage To Run Subways of NYC?" The New York Sun, August 20, 2020
  18. "The FOMO stock market," Washington Post, July 13, 2020
  19. "How a Black Swan Caught New York Flatfooted in 1914," New York Sun, April 28, 2020.
  20. "The strongest reason to mourn Volcker: He was willing to be unpopular," Washington Post, December 10, 2019
  21. "As Fed Chairman, Paul Volcker Made Everyone Mad," MarketWatch, December 9, 2019
  22. "A Remembrance: The Pragmatism of Paul Volcker," Wall Street Journal, December 9, 2019
  23. "Best Books of 2019: History," Financial Times, November 22, 2019
  24. “Silver, Not Gold, is the Portfolio Insurance to Buy Now,” MarketWatch, March 9, 2019
  25. “America First, Fallout Later,” Project Syndicate, February 22, 2019
  26. "Book Reviews on The Story of Silver," 2019
  27. “Too big to Fail Started in New York in 1914,” Wall Street Journal, June 1, 2018.
  28. “Bridging the Gap: Professor of the Year William Silber talks connecting theory with practice in finance,” Opportunity, April 18, 2018
  29. “What are Risk Adjusted Returns?” Wall Street Journal, July 7, 2015
  30. “You Call This a Crisis?” Barron’s, August 23, 2013
  31. The Fed Needs a Spine,” August 13, 2012,
  32. “The Challenges of the Fed’s Bid for Transparency,” Financial Times, March 21 2012
  33. "Book Reviews on Volcker:The Triumph of Persistence," 2012
  34. “Short Term Problem of Volcker Rule,” Wall Street Journal, February 21, 2012
  35. “Inspiration Isn’t a Pep Talk,” HuffPost, January 3, 2012
  36. “Time to Turn Poachers into Gamekeepers,” Financial Times, December 7, 2010
  37. "The Chairman's Office," Time Magazine, January 4, 2010
  38. "Fear Trumps Greed as Wall Street Worries Paralyze World Economy," Bloomberg, October 8, 2008
  39. "Life After Stern,” Opportunity, May 12, 2008
  40. “Bear Stearns Rescue is Finger in the Dike,” Bloomberg, March 16, 2008
  41. “FDR’s Safety Net Gets a Big Stretch,” New York Times, March 15, 2008
  42. "Book Reviews on When Washington Shut Down Wall Street," 2007
  43. “A Premature Celebration?” New York Sun, October 26, 2007
  44. “Will the Dollar Lose its Crown to the Euro?” Japan Times, July 5, 2007
  45. “Dollar Still Almighty for Now,” New York Times, February 2. 2007
  46. “Chrysler Investors Deserve More Money, Experts Say,” New York Times, December 9, 2003
  47. “America Must Tame Inflation Before It Roars,” Financial Times, February 20, 2003
  48. “Blind Faith in the Fed,” New York Times, January 1, 1997
  49. “A Big Bank Is Not An End In Itself,” New York Times, August 31, 1995
  50. “Intervention To Punish Speculators Can Make Profits Instead,” Dow Jones, April 10, 1995
  51. "Computers Magnify A Bit of Human Error," Newsday, March 27, 1992
  52. "Women Traders Make Headway on the Futures Floor," Wall Street Journal, September 3, 1991
  53. "At NYU a Crash Course," New York Times, November 1, 1987
  54. "Computers are kicking up a furor as they transform the way the financial world bets its money," New York Times, October 19, 1986
  55. "What's with the Casino Society," Forbes, September 22, 1986
  56. "Some Advice: Follow It at Your Own Risk," Newsday, May 4, 1986
  57. "Professors in the Pits," Newsweek January 20, 1986
  58. “Academics Turn to Wall Street,” New York Times, April 15, 1984
  59. “From the Ivory Tower to the Trading Pit,” Wall Street Journal, February 11, 1983
  60. "Blameless Banking," Wall Street Journal, February 17, 1982
  61. "A Future for the CFTC," Wall Street Journal" December 28, 1981
  62. "Rates of Interest," New York Times, May, 31, 1980
  63. "Experts Weigh Dollar Move," Boston Globe, January 6, 1978
  64. “Reforming Federal Housing,” Wall Street Journal, November 20, 1972
  65. "Money: What the Argument's About," Business Week, March 14, 1970