Joe Nocera is an op-ed columnist with The New York Times and a regular contributor to WNYC. He has been reporting on business and finance for three decades in such publications as Fortune, Esquire, Texas Monthly, Newsweek, and joined the Times as a business columnist in April 2004. His most recent book, co-written with Bethany McLean, is All The Devils: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis, their best-selling account of the financial crisis.
Joe Nocera appears in the following:
Friday, January 02, 2015
The U.S. economic recovery was a global bright spot last year, as Europe, China and the oil states all experienced setbacks and slowdowns. So what stories will shape 2015?
Friday, December 19, 2014
If you miss nuclear standoffs and assassination plots, this was your week. A cast of Cold War foes dominated the news cycle. And now the U.S. needs to figure out what's at stake.
Friday, December 12, 2014
After an appeals court overtures two convictions, federal officials could have a harder time prosecuting insider trading.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Joe Nocera says it's cleaner to ship the oil by pipeline rather than put it on a train. Joe Romm says a moral world would leave this oil in the ground. Today, the U.S. Senate decides.
Friday, November 07, 2014
Republican wins this week might lead to more cooperation on key economic issues.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Fear fuels the sharp twists in the markets as investors worry about a global slowdown, falling oil prices and Ebola.
Friday, October 10, 2014
The Affordable Care Act recovered from its bumpy roll-out, but there are still a lot of unanswered questions.
Friday, October 03, 2014
Six years after filing for bankruptcy and igniting the financial crisis, new reporting suggests the government could have bailed out the bank and saved it.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Corporations are promising to reduce emissions, embrace sustainability and divest from fossil fuel companies. Will it be enough?
Friday, September 19, 2014
What to make of the attention (and hype) around the public stock offering of the Chinese e-commerce company, expected to be one of the largest in history.
Friday, September 12, 2014
New phones. Bigger phones. Smart watches. Soaring stock prices. The tech industry's not short on glitzy announcements, but every new gadget isn't a game-changer.
Friday, August 22, 2014
Pensions have all but disappeared and 401ks and Social Security aren't cutting it. It's time to start rethinking retirement in America.
Friday, August 01, 2014
Pharmaceutical companies are now developing drugs for so-called orphan diseases, which affect only a small sliver of the population. It sounds great, but there’s a potential problem: The cost. Plus, what Argentina's default means for the global economy.
Friday, July 25, 2014
Upheaval as far away as the Gaza Strip and eastern Ukraine may hurt America's fragile economy. Plus, why many U.S. corporations are rushing to incorporate abroad.
Friday, July 18, 2014
And why, though Time Warner rejected his $80 billion offer, he might not take "no" for an answer.
Friday, July 11, 2014
After being ousted from the T-shirt-making retailer, American Apparel CEO and founder Dov Charney wants back in. Is this a template for other CEOs, or is Charney just the Kim Kardashian of the business world?
Friday, July 04, 2014
From the "Internet of Things" to drone deliveries to cell phone batteries that lasts longer.
Friday, June 27, 2014
Why the little known Export-Import Bank is under such scrutiny by Congress. Is it an example of crony capitalism?
Friday, June 13, 2014
The stock market keeps hitting record highs, but the economy is sputtering along. What will it take to get it growing again. Plus, how the electronic currency Bitcoin is doing after a bad winter. The stock market keeps hitting record highs, but the economy is stuck in a rut. Tomorrow, WNYC’s Money Talking looks at what it will take to get the economy growing again. Plus, how the electronic currency bitcoin is doing after a winter of ups and downs. Tune in to Money Talking and all the latest news tomorrow on Morning Edition on
Monday, June 09, 2014
The trial begins today in the case of Ed O’Bannon vs. the N.C.A.A., a legal dispute that may have longstanding implications for the lucrative world of division I college sports.