Joe Nocera appears in the following:
Money Talking: After Sandy, Who Decides How Federal Aid Is Spent?
Friday, November 16, 2012
Sandy left behind not only countless disrupted lives, but a cost in dollars that’s hard to quantify and is still being counted.
Pick of CEO at New York Times Raises Questions
Monday, November 12, 2012
Money Talking: Will Obama and Congress Avoid the Fiscal Cliff?
Friday, November 09, 2012
With President Barack Obama reelected to a second term and Congress set to reconvene after Veterans Day, all eyes in Washington are set on the January 1 fiscal cliff when billions in spending cuts and tax increases will go into effect.
Money Talking: The Economic Impact of Sandy
Friday, November 02, 2012
Four days after Hurricane Sandy turned the New York metropolitan area on its head, estimates for the economic damage are coming in as high as $50 billion — making it one of the costliest storms on record.
Money Talking: Consumers and Corporations Hold Clashing Views of Economy
Friday, October 26, 2012
When it comes to the economy, corporations see the glass as half-empty, while consumers see it as half-full.
Money Talking: What Pandit's Exit at Citigroup Says About the Future of Banks
Friday, October 19, 2012
The sudden departure of Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit has sparked a conversation about where the bank is headed under new leadership and what it says about the so-called "too big to fail" banking behemoths.
Money Talking: What Business Leaders Want in the Next Presidential Debate
Friday, October 05, 2012
The first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney focused on jobs and the economy but left some pundits asking for more specifics.
Money Talking: As New Supreme Court Term Starts, a Look at Business-Related Case
Friday, September 28, 2012
Money Talking: What Does High-Frequency Trading Mean For Your Average Investor?
Friday, September 21, 2012
Money Talking: Is the Stock Market Another Bubble in the Making?
Friday, September 14, 2012
Money Talking: Why Has Wall Street Abandoned President Obama for Mitt Romney?
Friday, August 17, 2012
Wall Street threw its support behind Barack Obama in 2008, but this election cycle the tables have turned. Now, it's funneling most of its donations to Mitt Romney and conservative super PACs.
Money Talking: How Safe Are Money Market Funds?
Friday, August 10, 2012
Investors have been flocking to money market funds for decades, and today their total value stands at $2.5 trillion. Businesses, non-profits, government and individuals seem to think they're a sound investment, but how safe are they?
Money Talking: Is the Stock Market Broken?
Friday, August 03, 2012
This week a technical glitch in electronic trading sent the stocks of nearly 150 companies, like Bank of America and GE, on a wild ride.
It was the latest in a string of stock market snafus, including NASDAQ's botched Facebook IPO in May and the "flash crash" of 2010 when the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 600 points only to recover minutes later.
Money Talking: Has the Fed Run Out of Tools?
Friday, July 27, 2012
The American economy is slowing down.
GDP grew at a 1.5 percent rate in the second quarter, down from 1.9 percent in the first quarter, and anticipation is growing over what the Federal Reserve's policy-making committee will decide when it meets next week.
Joe Nocera: Penn State Football "Death Penalty"
Friday, July 20, 2012
New York Times op-ed columnist Joe Nocera talks about what the NCAA could and should do to address the problems outlined in the Freeh report about the Sandusky scandal.
Money Talking: Do Star CEOs Turn Around Troubled Companies?
Friday, July 20, 2012
Former tech darling, Yahoo, has been struggling in a world dominated by Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook. Even with an estimated 700 million users around the world, it’s had difficulty turning that reach into profits. This week, the company reported that revenues were down 1 percent for the quarter that finished June 30, and profits fell to $226 million from $237 million a year earlier.
Money Talking: Could Dodd-Frank Prevent Another Financial Crisis?
Friday, July 13, 2012
Could Eminent Domain Resuscitate Underwater Homeowners?
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
A company called Mortgage Resolution Partners wants local governments to use eminent domain to help homeowners drowning in debt.
Joe Nocera Explains LIBOR
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The New York Times op-ed columnist Joe Nocera explains the London InterBank Offered Rate (LIBOR) index in the context of the allegations that Barclays manipulated that key rate benchmark.
Money Talking: How Serious Is the Barclays LIBOR Scandal?
Friday, July 06, 2012
Heads are rolling at the British bank Barclays after it admitted to rigging a key interest rate known as the LIBOR — short for "London Interbank Offered Rate."