Dwight Cass

New York, NY USA
Website: http://www.forbes.com/sites/dwightcass/

Professional Experience

I'm currently a financial blogger for Forbes.com. I am the former editor of Risk, editor-in-chief of Worth and capital markets editor for Breakingviews. I have over 20 years of experience covering derivatives, corporate finance, risk management, the capital markets and wealth management. My financial journalism and commentary has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Telegraph and other leading papers. More detail at www.dwightcass.com.


17 Years
23 Years
Producer (new media)
14 Years


23 Years
Business (general)
23 Years
23 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
10 Years
Magazine - Trade magazines/publications (B2B)
23 Years
Newsletter - Trade
23 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

26 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Institutional Investor/Alpha (6-10), Worth Magazine (10+), International Treasurer (10+)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Deutsche Bank (10+), Ernst & Young (10+), Euler Hermes (10+), Pershing (10+)

Other Work History

Financial blogger for Forbes.com, Editor-in-Chief of Worth magazine, Editor of Risk magazine, Capital Markets Editor for Reuters Breakingviews, EMEA editor for the EIU, Deputy editor of Project Finance International


Financial Journalism and Commentary

Financial commentary on investor pushback against aggressive borrower demands in the junk bond market during the global financial crisis.
Financial analysis and commentary about a troubling new financial instrument in the junk bond market that eventually helped precipitate the global financial crisis one year later.
Commentary about the Fed's easy money policy, and why Wall Street should pay for access to the discount window in the same way they charge clients for contingent loans or options.

Financial regulations and reform

Analysis of early Dodd-Frank implementation challenges for E&Y's clients and media distribution.

In-depth market analysis

An analysis of the hidden risks involved in the massive buildup of cash on corporate balance sheets, written for an audience of corporate treasury and finance professionals.
Market analysis ghost written for Deutsche Bank for its portfolio management clients, especially in the insurance industry.