Media Archive

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Profit Research Center, Ltd. and our Chief Strategist are quoted frequently in the world's media. A selection of these quotes are listed below.

Given the large number of articles or media interviews, we no longer keep a complete record. For a recent interview with Bloomberg Television (April 2007), in which Richard explains how one should look at central banks and monetary policy, please follow the links below:

Interview Part I
Interview Part II

Title Publication Date
El Euro es un virus
Liberacion (Spain) (book review)
September 5, 2003
101 Kopfe, auf die Sie achten sollten: Richard Werner

Financial Times Deutschland (Portrait Richard Werner) click here for FT printed layout
August 19, 2003
Pulling away the curtains from the 'Princes of the Yen'
Japan Times (book review of Princes of the Yen)
August 10, 2003
RECENSION AV MAMMONS FURSTAR (review: Mammons Furstar)

Dagens Nyheter (Sweden)
link to website

August 8, 2003
The hand that sets the interest rates rules the world, Werner says Daily Yomiuri (book review of Princes of the Yen)
July 13, 2003
Finansstrateg hjalper Nej-sidan
(book review of Mammons Furstar)
Tidningen Arbetaren
June 11, 2003
The villains of the Japanese crisis Business Standard (India)
June 9, 2003
Dec 12, 2002
Drei Deutsche unter den hundert Fuhrungskraften der Zukunft Die Welt (Germany)
Dec 7, 2002
''Banks Have Been Thieves'' View from Japan (Voice)
June 2002
Investors underestimate scale of central bank risk Reuters
May 31, 2002
Legitimate criticism of the Bank of Japan: Richard Werner, Princes of the Yen Voice
August edition, 2001
What the 'Princes' of the Bank of Japan did The Mainichi Newspaper
July 1, 2001
Focus: Questioning the BoJ's policy (3) "Reform the BoJ without holy cows", says Richard Werner Focus
June 27, 2001
Sunday Library - Book Review: Fascinating Accusations against the BoJ Sunday Mainichi
June 17, 2001
Book Review: Princes of the Yen by Richard A. Werner
The Bank of Japan that chose to create bubble and recession

Denki Shinbun
June 13, 2001
A Noteworthy Book: Princes of the Yen, by Richard A. Werner, Soshisha, Tokyo
Nikkei BP
June 12, 2001
Bunshun Book Review: On the Bank of Japan... Shukan Bunshun
June 7, 2001
BOJ planned bubble, decade of misery The Japan Times
July 27, 2001
Book exposes BoJ 'Rulers' The Asahi Shinbun
May 10, 2001
Author warns Bank of Japan controlled
by "princes"
Reuters English News Service
May 8, 2001
The Power of Money Asiaweek
February 9, 2001
Japan is Back on Course The Business Times
January 6, 2001
Asian Single Currency? Forbes Global
September 18, 2000
In Japan, Research Shops Get Room to Bloom International Herald Tribune
January 15, 2000
Big Bang: Firecracker or Damp Squib, Finance Ministry has Role to Play The Daily Yomiuri
January 4, 2000
Der Tiger-Dompteur Finanzen (German)
December 12, 1999
Talfahrt Japans gestoppt Euro am Sonntag (German)
November 21, 1999
Banking on Credit Forbes Global
October 18, 1999
Independent BoJ Fails Democracy, Economist Says The Daily Yomiuri
April 6, 1999
Financial Consultants Race to Break Japan's Big Bang Bridge News
June 1, 1998
Economists Say IMF Openend Pandora's Box in S. Korea Reuters
May 22, 1998
Bank of Japan Wins Greater Autonomy The Asian Wall Street Journal
June 12, 1997
Tokyo's Big Sputter The Asian Wall Street Journal
January 28, 1997
Liberating the BoJ The Asian Wall Street Journal
November 11, 1996
Who's Right? Greenspan, Matsuhita or Both? The Asian Wall Street Journal
June 25, 1996
Tokyo and the Art of Hedge Maintenance Financial Times
May 15, 1996
Is Japan Minting Its Way to Recovery? International Herald Tribune
August 8, 1995
Japan Economists More Pessimistic than BoJ Survey Reuters
June 9, 1995
Japan Hangs on Outcome of a Dangerous Game Financial Times
May 3, 1995
Japan Ministers Want Economic Stimulus UPI
March 28, 1995
Japan's Credit Crunch Threatens Anaemic Recovery Financial Times
August 12, 1994
Searching for Liquidity in Trendless Japan Financial Times
May 18, 1994
A Japanese Puzzle The Economist
June 19, 1993

Richard has been quoted in, or has written for The Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei), The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Economist, Newsweek, The Financial Times, Forbes, Reuters, The Asahi Shinbun, Toyo Keizai, The Business Times, The Straits Times, The Mainichi Shinbun, The Daily Yomiuri, The Keizai Seminar Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, The Independent, Frankfurter Allgemeine, Finanzen & Wirtschaft, Finanzen, Time, Nikkei Weekly, Bloomberg, AP Dow Jones, South China Morning Post, Asian Business News, CNBC, CNN, NHK, Asahi TV, TV Tokyo, as well as various other international newspapers, newswires, magazines and television channels. He has hosted his own weekly TV show, 'Different Views', on Channel J, cable television (available through NHK World).