Learn from the past. Don't repeat it. - St.
Learn from the past. Don't repeat it.St. George Daily SpectrumRumsfeld insisted that the war “has nothing to do with oil,” but Alan Greenspan wrote in September 2008, “I am saddened that it is politically inconvenient to acknowledge what everyone knows — the Iraq war is largely about oil.” Oil may still be a ...
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 8:32 pm
The Perils Of FX Forecasts: Lessons From '94
The Perils Of FX Forecasts: Lessons From '94Seeking Alpha (registration)I wrote in passing a while ago that, with the next move in U.S. monetary policy likely to be a tightening, but the next move in Euro-zone monetary policy likely to be an easing, that the next move in the dollar against the Euro seemed most likely to be ...
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 3:05 pm
How Far Do Stocks Need to Fall to Get the
How Far Do Stocks Need to Fall to Get the Fed to Intervene? Bank of America ...Wall Street Journal (blog)Many market participants believe there's a point in a dramatic market selloff when the Federal Reserve will step in and do something to staunch the bleeding. Call it the Fed “put.” While both men denied it, former Fed chairmen Alan Greenspan and Ben ...and more »
Posted on 21 October 2014 | 12:07 pm
Greenspan Lets His Hair Down; Talks Up Gold
Greenspan Lets His Hair Down; Talks Up GoldForbesFormer Federal Reserve chair Alan Greenspan published a mighty interesting article in Foreign Affairs last week. He said that China could be thinking of increasing its gold stocks in a big way. Perhaps, Greenspan implied, the Chinese even have a ...China wants to exceed US gold reservesAsia First Financial Intelligence Limitedall 2 news articles »
Posted on 6 October 2014 | 8:06 pm
With: Ron DeSantis, Jim Walsh, Alan
With: Ron DeSantis, Jim Walsh, Alan Greenspan, Mary Kissel, Ed Rollins, Judith ...Fox NewsFormer Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan is with us to talk about what it's really going to take to get America charging forward, as we look ahead on "Sunday Morning Futures." And that same English-accented terrorist on video saying the blood of ...Maria Bartiromo's 'Sunday Morning Futures' is No. 1 Weekend Showmediabistro.comall 2 news articles »
Posted on 6 October 2014 | 12:54 pm
Brian Fallow: Wealth gap goes mainstream
It is a sign that the times, they are a-changin' when leading central bankers, of all people, are publicly deploring prevailing levels of, and trends in, inequality.It is hard to imagine Alan Greenspan ever making a
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 1:45 pm
Why A Gold Standard Does Not Imply Price
Last week, Alan Greenspan penned an interesting article in Foreign Affairs that praised China’s recent conversion of some of its $4 trillion foreign exchange reserves into gold bullion and gave the gold standard some further adulation in a world where there is relatively little today from mainstream economists. This marks the [...]
Posted on 8 October 2014 | 8:48 pm
The World’s Most Powerful Central Banker:
While world financial markets hang on her every word, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen isn't making much of an impression yet on ordinary Americans. Just 24 percent of respondents correctly identified Janet Yellen as the chair of the U.S. Seventeen percent believed Alan Greenspan, who resigned in 2006, still holds the job. Yellen, 68, the world's most powerful central banker, was sworn in as ...
Posted on 7 October 2014 | 7:57 am
One in Six Americans Thinks Alan Greenspan
A plurality of American adults has no idea who runs the Federal Reserve.
Posted on 6 October 2014 | 11:43 am
Greenspan frets over lose of Fed control
Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan tells CNBC he's concerned about how longer-term rates would react to short-term tightening.
Posted on 3 October 2014 | 5:49 am
The 2014 Stealth Bear Market: A Transition
Before then, Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan continued to cut interest rates into late 1992 - even though the recession ended in 1991- and then held rates in check at 3% from 1992 to early 1994. It was only after three years of a weak recovery before Greenspan ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 8:58 am
Is Maryland's business scene as bad as Hogan
"We are in the midst of a once-in-a-century credit tsunami," Alan Greenspan, the former chairman of the Federal Reserve, told a congressional committee in 2008. I love that guy. Greenspan's financial policies had encouraged the free-market practices that ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 3:36 am
Weekend Reads for Investors: Volatility and
During the tenure of former chairman Alan Greenspan, the US Federal Reserve Board’s monetary policy included the implicit understanding that the Fed would step in to provide liquidity in times of market crisis. This became known as the “Greenspan Put ...
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 12:43 am
Brian Fallow: Wealth gap goes mainstream
It is hard to imagine Alan Greenspan ever making a speech like Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen's last Friday on the opportunity-blighting effects of the fact that "the past several decades have seen the most sustained rise in inequality since the ...
Posted on 23 October 2014 | 7:14 am
The Horrors of an Ayn Rand World: Why We
They may have already arrived. The shape of a future Objectivist world has been a matter of public record for the past half century, since Ayn Rand, the Brandens, Alan Greenspan, and other Objectivist theoreticians began to set down their views in ...
Posted on 20 October 2014 | 6:00 pm
Greenspan blows the lights out at crisis
The power was out for 23 minutes at a hearing where Alan Greenspan denied responsibility for the financial crisis before a panel investigating its roots.
Posted on 7 April 2010 | 9:26 am
Ex-Fannie Mae execs try to defend track
Two former Fannie Mae executives said Friday that competitive pressures, combined with the political goal of increasing homeownership, were to blame for the company's decision to back riskier mortgages that fueled the housing bubble.
Posted on 5 April 2010 | 9:59 am
Ex-Fed chief says economic downturn's end is
Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan says the economic downturn is not quite over but that the end is nearing.
Posted on 2 August 2009 | 6:52 am
McCain says he would fire SEC chairman
Republican John McCain, buffeted by criticism about his response to Wall Street's financial problems, said Thursday he would fire the SEC chairman and create a special trust to help strengthen weak institutions.
Posted on 12 September 2008 | 6:27 am
Analysis: Bernanke Adopts Greenspan Tone
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke borrowed a page from Alan Greenspan's crisis playbook when he promised emphatically to cut interest rates further if the weak economy needs the help.
Posted on 10 January 2008 | 2:16 pm
Resolved Question: Was I dreaming when
Alan Greenspan is probably more responsible for the global economic crisis than any other human being alive.
Posted on 12 October 2011 | 10:55 am
Resolved Question: Alan
What was his role when the internet bubble burst.And how internet bubble burst change the America.What were the after consequences. Was...
Posted on 7 June 2011 | 11:02 am
Resolved Question: Am I right in thinking
What is the age span between these two?
Posted on 27 May 2011 | 10:03 am
Resolved Question: How complicit do you
Although Alan Greenspan had already been replaced as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board (in 2006) by the time the financial...
Posted on 30 November 2009 | 1:01 pm
Resolved Question: Is Alan Greenspan a two
''-- that gold and economic freedom are inseparable''
''But the process of cure was misdiagnosed as the disease: if shortage of bank...
Posted on 16 September 2009 | 3:41 am