The Great Debate

Don’t give the Fed a new job

By Mark Williams
July 16, 2009

williams_mark– Mark T. Williams, a former Federal Reserve Bank examiner, teaches finance at Boston University’s School of Management and is writing a book on the rise and fall of Lehman Brothers. The views expressed are his own. —

Stress tests: The results are in, now what?

By Mark Williams
May 8, 2009

Mark_Williams_Debate– Mark T. Williams, who teaches finance at Boston University’s School of Management, is a former Federal Reserve bank examiner. The views expressed are his own. –

Is the Fed up to examining your trillion dollar bet?

By Mark Williams
January 30, 2009

Mark_Williams_Debate– Mark T. Williams, a professor in the Boston University School of Management’s Finance & Economics Department, was a former Federal Reserve bank examiner in San Francisco and Boston. The views expressed are his own. –

Why did the SEC fail to spot the Madoff case?

By Mark Williams
January 6, 2009

mark_williams– Mark T. Williams, a finance professor at the Boston University School of Management, is a risk-management expert and former Federal Reserve Bank examiner. The views expressed are his own. –

Minimizing exposure to investment management fraud

By Mark Williams
December 16, 2008

williams_mark– Mark T. Williams, a finance professor at the Boston University School of Management, is a risk-management expert and former Federal Reserve Bank examiner.  The opinions expressed are his own. —

CDS market: contributor, not cause

By Mark Williams
November 27, 2008

williams_mark– Mark T. Williams is a finance professor at Boston University’s School of Management. The opinions expressed are his own. –