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Time To Look For Some Biotech Value - NASDAQ
Time To Look For Some Biotech ValueNASDAQLast week, following the sector specific comments of the Federal Reserve Board, I suggested that ultimately the market would ignore them. In fact, I would go even further; as I pointed out then, Alan Greenspan's famous “irrational exuberance” comment ...
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 7:31 am
After Four Years of Dodd-Frank, We're Still
After Four Years of Dodd-Frank, We're Still Waiting for Wall Street ReformForbesStrangely, just about everyone agrees with the Alan Greenspan's simple rule that “if they are too big to fail, they are too big.” But Washington is paralyzed, and JPMorgan Chase JPMorgan Chase and the other megabanks have mounted a defense that more or ...and more »
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 7:12 am
The Hand on the Lever - New Yorker
New YorkerThe Hand on the LeverNew YorkerAlan Greenspan, who served for nineteen years as the Fed's chair before Bernanke, told me, “We are going through a period with no precedent in American history.” There is an old saw that the Fed chair is the second most powerful person in government.and more »
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 6:09 am
Social media meme says Alan Greenspan said
Social media meme says Alan Greenspan said insecure workers 'serve the ...PolitiFactAmid a stubbornly slow economic recovery, a reader recently forwarded us a social media post taking aim at former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan for using callous language about worker insecurity. The post features images of Greenspan and ...
Posted on 21 July 2014 | 7:37 am
John Browne: Yellen follows in Greenspan's
John Browne: Yellen follows in Greenspan's footstepsTribune-ReviewIn what many felt was a generally dry speech, then-Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan spoke to the American Enterprise Institute in 1996 about the inverse relationship exhibited by price/earnings ratios and the rate of inflation in the past. “But ...What, Me Worry About A Market Fall?Investing.comall 2 news articles »
Posted on 19 July 2014 | 9:34 pm
Paul B. Farrell: Great Crash of 2016, thirdSometime after the Great Crash of 2016, Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen will be testifying before Congress, just like Alan Greenspan was forced to do in 2008. She will be explaining why America has already had three megacrashes in the 21st Century.
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 9:21 pm
John Browne: Yellen follows in Greenspan’sIn what many felt was a generally dry speech, then-Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan spoke to the American Enterprise Institute in 1996 about the inverse ...
Posted on 19 July 2014 | 7:38 pm
Bernanke Pitched A Gem, Yellen Needs ToBen Bernanke pitched his way out of a jam during the financial crisis six years ago. In the Fed’s extraordinary fight to stave off deflation, the former Fed chairman is a middle reliever who inherited a bunch of base runners from the starting pitcher in this game, Alan Greenspan. It hasn’t been pretty but judging [...]
Posted on 18 July 2014 | 5:06 am
The Fed’s Bully Pulpit on Wall StreetWhen does Janet L. Yellen go from economist in chief to the market strategist in chief? And should investors listen to her views?
Posted on 17 July 2014 | 8:39 pm
CHART OF THE DAY: Here's What Stocks DidThis morning, Janet Yellen warned that valuations of certain assets, especially small firms, social media stocks and biotech companies, are "substantially stretched." Although she was more sanguine about the broader stock market, it got some people thinking about the most famous instance of an explicit warning about market overheating: Alan Greenspan's "irrational exuberance" speech. Delivered ...
Posted on 15 July 2014 | 9:31 am
Yes, the system is rigged and yes, we mustPresident Obama made mistakes some of the same mistakes made by President Clinton. Mr. Clinton gave the Republican president a surplus (advice of Alan Greenspan.) Much of the surplus was gained by decreasing the middle-class cushion. The Republican ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 1:48 am
Great Crash of 2016, third $10 trillion lossSometime after the Great Crash of 2016, Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen will be testifying before Congress, just like Alan Greenspan was forced to do in 2008. She will be explaining why America has already had three megacrashes in the 21st Century, each ...
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 4:44 pm
Would YOU Recognize an Overheated Market ifSince American economist and former Fed chairman Alan Greenspan coined the phrase "irrational exuberance" almost 2 decades ago, everyone from Wall Street to East Whatchamacallit agrees: Investor emotion plays a key role in market reversals. The important ...
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 11:22 am
Stocks With Shaky Valuations?Maybe not, as the Fed has a terrible track record when it comes to predicting asset values. You may recall that former Fed chairmen Ben Bernanke and Alan Greenspan both tried to dismiss housing bubble warnings back in 2005 and were ultimately proven wrong.
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 4:08 am
Janet Yellen thinks social media isAnd, yes, it has to call attention to asset prices that appear detached from reality. Former Fed Chair Alan Greenspan famously tried this when he said markets were caught in the grip of "irrational exuberance" back in 1996. But he wasn't specific ...
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 3:59 am