Are Plunging Petrodollar Revenues Behind the
Are Plunging Petrodollar Revenues Behind the Fed's Projected Rate Hikes?CounterPunchTo succeed, she must wean investors from the notion, which gained currency under predecessor Alan Greenspan, that the Fed will bail them out if their bets go bad — just as a put option protects against a drop in stock prices. “The succession of Fed ...
Posted on 20 January 2015 | 2:40 am
Janet Yellen leaves Greenspan 'put' behind
LivemintJanet Yellen leaves Greenspan 'put' behind as she charts rate increaseLivemintTo succeed, she must wean investors from the notion, which gained currency under predecessor Alan Greenspan, that the Fed will bail them out if their bets go bad—just as a put option protects against a drop in stock prices. “The succession of Fed puts ...and more »
Posted on 15 January 2015 | 7:04 am
Alan Greenspan's Economic Forecast for 2015:
Jewish Business NewsAlan Greenspan's Economic Forecast for 2015: It's a Coin TossJewish Business NewsFormer Federal Reserve chief, Alan Greenspan discussed with Bloomberg how he thinks the Federal Reserve and the U.S. economy will shape up in 2015. He is not optimistic that OPEC will alter its policy and cut production to regulate prices. Where oil ...
Posted on 5 January 2015 | 5:21 pm
Why Greenspan Is Long Gold And Dissing Fiat
Why Greenspan Is Long Gold And Dissing Fiat CurrenciesSeeking AlphaAt the end of October, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan sat down for a breakfast debate at the Council on Foreign Relations. He spent considerable time describing the unprecedented size of central bank balance sheets and excess bank ...and more »
Posted on 2 January 2015 | 8:05 am
In brief: Former Fed chief says economy not
Houston ChronicleIn brief: Former Fed chief says economy not all that hotHouston ChronicleJust when you thought the U.S. economy was roaring back to health, Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Green-span is here to tell you otherwise. "The United States is doing better than anybody else, but we're still not doing all that well," Greenspan ...and more »
Posted on 31 December 2014 | 5:11 pm
PBOC's Zhou Shows Willingness to Trade
A day after China said its economy expanded at the slowest rate in 24 years, its central bank governor expressed willingness to sacrifice growth for stability.
Posted on 23 January 2015 | 11:26 am
Central bankers lurch from 'whatever it
By Mike Dolan LONDON (Reuters) - The Swiss currency shock has raised an awkward question many investors have been fearful of asking - what if central banks become as unpredictable and fallible as they are powerful? The Swiss National Bank's sudden decision to abandon its three-year-old cap on the franc - the "cornerstone" of its monetary policy just three days before - led to the biggest one-day ...
Posted on 20 January 2015 | 10:54 pm
Another Former Central Banker Finally Gets
What is it about central bankers who wait to tell the truth only after they have quit their post. First it was the maestro himself, the Fed's Alan Greenspan (most recently in " Greenspan's Stunning Admission: "Gold Is Currency; No Fiat Currency, Including the Dollar, Can Match It "), and now it is the Bank of England's former head, Mervyn King, who yesterday told an audience at the LSE that ...
Posted on 20 January 2015 | 7:36 am
Bitcoin's Leading Advocacy Group Changes
For a technology crowned as the biggest thing since the emergence of the Internet two decades ago, Bitcoin got off to an ominous start. As the preferred cryptocurrency of choice for Silk Road, the web site that served as an online black market, Bitcoin became a target of law enforcement.
Posted on 20 January 2015 | 7:12 am
Greenspan: U.S. economy has not fully
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said the U.S. economy performed better than other co...
Posted on 19 January 2015 | 5:24 am
China Hops on a 'Treadmill to Hell'
The run-up makes then-Federal Reserve head Alan Greenspan's 1996 warning about a U.S. stock bubble seem quaint. Does it matter that China's stock rally has been artificially ginned up by the Party? No and yes. No, because Beijing sees surging stocks as a ...
Posted on 28 January 2015 | 12:55 am
Market Commentary: Markets Open Higher,
Just when you thought the U.S. economy was roaring back to health, Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan is here to tell you otherwise. "The United States is doing better than anybody else, but we're still not doing all that well," Greenspan ...
Posted on 28 January 2015 | 12:00 am
Bud Selig's winning legacy: George Will
Selig has sometimes resembled Alan Greenspan, who supposedly once said, "If I've made myself too clear, you must have misunderstood me." It is easier to make an unassisted triple play than to diagram some Selig sentences, but opacity has had its uses when ...
Posted on 27 January 2015 | 6:48 am
How Ayn Rand Became a Big Admirer of Serial
These ideas were later picked up on and put into play by major right-wing figures of the past half decade, including the key architects of America's most recent economic catastrophe -- former Fed Chair Alan Greenspan and SEC Commissioner Chris Cox -- along ...
Posted on 25 January 2015 | 4:00 pm
Seeing Bull And Bear Markets With Dividends
If I were to set a date when the free market was first flagrantly compromised, it would be August 1987 when Alan Greenspan became Fed Chairman. I’ll use the dividend yield of the Dow Jones to make my case. Before the Greenspan Fed, valuation trends in ...
Posted on 25 January 2015 | 11:00 am
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