Floyd Norris

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Floyd Norris born September 6, 1947 Los Angeles) is chief financial correspondent of The New York Times and The International Herald Tribune.[1] He writes a regular column on the stock market for the Times, plus a blog.[2]


Norris attended University of California, Irvine, then was a Walter Bagehot Fellow in Economics and Business Journalism at Columbia University, where he received an MBA in 1982.

He joined the Times in October 1988. He previously worked as a columnist and writer for Barron's.

Norris worked for Barron's beginning in December 1982, as a staff writer and later stock market editor. Norris was recognized by the New York Society of Certified Public Accountants for "outstanding reporting on accounting issues" in 1984. Also, he was recognized by the Financial Writers Association of New York for "outstanding lifetime achievement" in 1998.

Norris got his start in journalism as a reporter for the College Press Service in 1969. From 1970-1972, he was a reporter and editor for The Manchester (N.H.) American. From 1972-1974, he was a political reporter for The Concord (N.H.) Monitor. From 1974-1977, he worked for UPI, then from 1977-1978, he was press secretary for Senator John Durkin. From 1978-1981, he was an editor and business writer for the AP.[3]

He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Christine Bockelmann.



  • The New York Times Century of Business, Editors Floyd Norris, Christine Bockelmann, McGraw-Hill, 2000, ISBN 978-0-07-135589-6


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