Alan Greenspan

Type: Person
Name: Alan Greenspan
Title: Former Chairman
Organization: The Federal Reserve Board
Date of Birth: 06/03/1926
Place of Birth: New York City
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Alan Greenspan
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Alan Greenspan Fast Facts

(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan.Personal: Birth date: March 6, 1926Birth place: New York, New YorkBirth name: Alan GreenspanFather: Herbert Greenspan, a stockbrokerMother: Rose (Goldsmith) Greenspa ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 8 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

STEPHEN ROACH: The Current Speed Of Global Growth Comes With A Major Problem

"Collectively, the annual growth rate in the major developed economies averaged a little less than 0.7% in the first half of 2014," write economist . "America’s paltry 1% growth led the way, while Japan and Europe, whose combined GDP is roughly equal ... [Published Business Insider - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

America's real ice bucket challenge

WASHINGTON — I'm just back from vacation in Europe, where, to judge from the political headlines coming out of the United States, this country had no greater care than which of its leaders would next be soaked in cold water.George W. Bush was doused by ... [Published Cecil Whig - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Real World Economics: Keep Fed free to act within its discretion

Congress is considering a bill requiring the Federal Reserve to adopt a mathematical rule, such as the "Taylor Rule," for determining monetary policy. More about the Taylor Rule later in this column, but on balance, this is a bad idea.Yes, many respected ... [Published TwinCities.com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

He's just a regular Joe

As I was saying to Joe Stiglitz the other day … this column is still basking in the glory of an evening in the company with the great economist, whose RSA Angus Millar Lecture it was Agenda's honour to introduce.So what was he like?Apart from being a ... [Published Herald Scotland - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

What's driving the rise in US equity prices?

You can’t keep a good market down. That at least seems to be the message that investors should take away from the recent performance of US equities The S&P 500, the broad index of major US corporations, has set a succession of records this summer even ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Al, Your Tarnished Pal

Alan Greenspan, Fed Chairman 1987-2006.   Born 1926 in New York, and still keeping busy“I guess I should warn you. If I turn out to be particularly clear, you've probably misunderstood what I've said”Six presidentsCount ‘em. Greenspan’s early campaigning ... [Published IFA Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Global agenda: Ideas and idols

Seven years ago, as the “limited,” “contained” subprime crash of 2006-07 morphed into the much larger and infinitely more dangerous global financial crisis of 2007-08, a whole generation of young people made a shocking discovery.Tens of thousands of ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

How the Fed Could F*ck Up the Economy by Helping Too Much

Source: ThinkstockDoves — those who, to some degree, prioritize unemployment concerns over inflation concerns — have ruled the roost at the U.S. Federal Reserve for the past several years. This is important to note because the kind of unconventional monetary ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

CFR Recommends Policy Shift that is Very Bullish for Gold

The “Foreign Affaird” publication of the influential and policy-setting Council of Foreign Relations made an announcement that could have huge ramifications for monetary policy going forward. In an article titled “ Print Less but Transfer More: Why Central ... [Published Kitco - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Grading Janet Yellen After 7 Months At The Helm

Summary Overall Janet Yellen's time as the Fed Chair has not been bad. However, as federal government deficits loom large in the future and with $2.8 billion in excess reserves in the banking system, the pressure on Yellen to tighten Fed policy grow. ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

It Begins: Council On Foreign Relations Proposes That "Central Banks Should Hand Consumers Cash Directly"

... A broad-based tax cut, for example, accommodated by a program of open-market purchases to alleviate any tendency for interest rates to increase, would almost certainly be an effective stimulant to consumption and hence to prices. Even if households ... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 26 2014]

Quotes

"We are running out of buffer in the economy," former Fed Chair Alan Greenspan said in July in reference to the U S economy. "we don't have the capability should, for example, we run into a major conflict in the middlethe middle east or elsewhere where it requires a major increase in our defense budget. our defense budget is heading in a direction where in a couple, two or three years it will be at the lowest level relative to gdp since before world war ii. we don't have the physical resources to respond."

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Alan Greenspan Fast Facts [Published Bayou Buzz - 8 hours ago]
Golden opportunities for war [Published Business Standard India - 9 hours ago]
STEPHEN ROACH: The Current Speed Of Global Grow... [Published Business Insider - 14 hours ago]
STEPHEN ROACH: The Current Speed Of Global Grow... [Published Clusterstock - 14 hours ago]
Helicopter Janet, Mario and Mark - "Central Ban... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 31 2014]
Helicopter Janet, Mario and Mark - "Central Ban... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 31 2014]
Real World Economics: Keep Fed free to act with... [Published TwinCities.com - Aug 31 2014]
He's just a regular Joe [Published Herald Scotland - Aug 31 2014]
He's just a regular Joe [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 31 2014]
America's real ice bucket challenge [Published Cecil Whig - Aug 31 2014]
Liberals Want to Export Ideology [Published Redstate - Aug 30 2014]
Carney’s delusions of regulatory grandeur [Published Euromoney Institutional Investors - Aug 30 2014]
AUD/USD Awaiting Breakout Above Recent Highs To... [Published E-Forex - Aug 30 2014]
Raghuram Rajan: In step [Published Livemint.com - Aug 29 2014]
What's driving the rise in US equity prices? [Published Telegraph - Aug 29 2014]
The Social Security Trust Fund Surplus Explaine... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 29 2014]
Burton Malkiel's Latest Advice for Investors [Published Morningstar.com - Aug 29 2014]
Asia and Europe’s challenges for the autumn: A ... [Published Bruegel - Aug 29 2014]
THE CONNECTICUT ECONOMY [Published Connecticut Business News Journal - Aug 29 2014]
“Central Banks Should Give Money Directly To Th... [Published GoldSeek.com - Aug 29 2014]
Al, Your Tarnished Pal [Published IFA Magazine - Aug 29 2014]
The Bubble is in Cash, Not Stocks… [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 29 2014]
The Bubble is in Cash, Not Stocks… [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 29 2014]
Global agenda: Ideas and idols [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 28 2014]
A Look A Bond Yields Around a First Rate Hike [Published Value Walk - Aug 28 2014]
How the Fed Could F*ck Up the Economy by Helpin... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 28 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth: A Note on the Core PC... [Published Brad DeLong - Aug 28 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth: A Note on the Core PC... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Aug 28 2014]
How the Fed Could F*ck Up the Economy by Helpin... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 28 2014]
How the Fed Could F*ck Up the Economy by Helpin... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 28 2014]
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STEPHEN ROACH: The Current Speed Of Global Grow... [Published Clusterstock - 14 hours ago]
The world economy is growing, but not by much. "Collectively, the annual growth rate in the major developed economies averaged a little less than 0.7% in the first half of 2014," write economist Stephen Roach in a new piece for Project Syndicate ...
Helicopter Janet, Mario and Mark - "Central Ban... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 31 2014]
  “Central Banks Should Give Money Directly To The People” – Gold Bullish CFR Proposal   Helicopter Janet?Last week, a very radical proposal appeared in the pages of the influential ‘Foreign Affairs’ magazine, the publication arm of the equally ...
The Bubble is in Cash, Not Stocks… [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 29 2014]
By: Brad Thomas at:  http://capitalistexploits.at/ We are repeatedly reminded by many so-called "experts" that the stock market is in a bubble, and that when central bank quantitative easing programs end stock markets will "crash." However, it ...
Over at Equitable Growth: A Note on the Core PC... [Published Brad DeLong - Aug 28 2014]
A Note on the Core PCE Inflation Phillips CurveThe Honest Broker for the Week of August 30, 2014Over at Equitable Growth:David Beckworth notes that in the Bernanke-Yellen era the FOMC gets uncomfortable and decides that it has to loosen policy and steps ...
Over at Equitable Growth: A Note on the Core PC... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Aug 28 2014]
A Note on the Core PCE Inflation Phillips CurveThe Honest Broker for the Week of August 30, 2014 Over at Equitable Growth: David Beckworth notes that in the Bernanke-Yellen era the FOMC gets uncomfortable and decides that it has to loosen policy ...
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