Tag Archives: Alan Greenspan

Greenspan Cribbed “Irrational Exuberance” From Robert Shiller

Just cleaning up some old posts and thought you would find this one interesting. I have always been a big fan of the Yale prof, Robert Shiller, even before his Nobel Prize.  During my Wall Street days, a Yale professor … Continue reading

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Alan Greenspan on Debt, Deficit, Tax Cuts – Bloomberg

Excellent interview.   Upshot?  Inflation cometh. Apr.18 — Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Alan Greenspan joined Bloomberg Television for a wide-ranging discussion about U.S. debt, the current rate hike path, Europe’s new direction and his reading assignment for the Republicans. … Continue reading

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Alan Greenspan On The “Twin Bubbles”

We suspect the duration and resolution of the twin bubbles will be a bit more complicated than the dot.com and credit/housing bubble — i.e., a swift waterfall collapse followed by a sharp rebound driven by the Federal Reserve to even … Continue reading

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Cue ‘Plan C’ Cliff Aversion Scheme

President Obama proposed a package of middle-class tax cuts and unempoyment benefits as a temporary solution to the looming ‘fiscal cliff.’ White House correspondent David Nakamura says Republicans may face pressure to pass the measure. Hope the pols have, at … Continue reading

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Greenspan’s Dose of Realism

Former Fed chairman,  Alan Greenspan, dishes out some real gems to CNN’s Ali Veshi on the fiscal cliff and the country’s current economic situation, in general.   He almost sounds like the inflation slaying Paul Volcker.  Rather than inflation this time, … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: From Can Kicking to Ass Kicking

Here’s then Fed Chairman, Alan Greenspan, speaking to the Economic Club of New York in 1997  during Asian Financial Crisis. This is when “can kicking” by Asian policymakers transitioned into “ass kicking” by the financial markets,  which will surely take … Continue reading

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