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Selected News Media

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