Alan Greenspan

Alan Greenspan on trade: The notion that foreigners are ripping us off is 'nonsense'

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan sharply disputed the notion the U.S. was being ripped off by other countries because of its trade …

Economics

Greenspan says economy is already slowing

Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan said Wednesday the U.S. economy is already slowing down.<p>“The presumption that we are going up from …

Economics

Alan Greenspan: Why we won't see GDP stay at 3% over time

Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman, speaks with CNBC's Sara Eisen about the state of the U.S. economy.

U.S. Economy

Alan Greenspan: “If Gold is Worthless and Meaningless, Why Hold It?”

From 1966 to 2018 Greenspan has stood up for gold. If the masses hold him in such high regard why don’t they listen to what he says about gold? Gold …

Economics

US economy ‘out of whack,’ headed for downturn: Alan Greenspan

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan told FOX Business on Thursday the U.S. economy is poised to slow down in the coming years.<p>“We are moving towards stagflation and in the process of moving in that direction, it feels good, but it’s a false dawn,” Greenspan told Maria Bartiromo on …

Economics

Alan Greenspan: The fiscal system is out of whack

Alan Greenspan on U.S. Debt, Deficit, Tax Cuts

Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Alan Greenspan joined Bloomberg Television for a wide-ranging discussion about U.S. debt, the current rate …

Economics

Greenspan Says New U.S. Tax Cuts Are 'Unfunded'

Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Alan Greenspan discusses the one issue he has with U.S. tax cuts and the political problem of addressing …

Taxes

Yellen gets post-Fed payday in private meetings with Wall St. elite

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO: Janet Yellen visited Wall Street for a paid appearance two months after stepping down as Fed chair, discussing the economy …

Interest Rates

Janet Yellen gets post-Fed payday in private meetings with Wall St. elite

Janet Yellen visited Wall Street for a paid appearance two months after stepping down as Fed chair, discussing the economy and interest rates at an …

Federal Reserve

Readying for Higher Interest Rates

Testifying before Congress, new Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell expressed confidence in the continuing growth of the U.S. economy and a belief …

Investing

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On this episode of the Capitalisn’t podcast, former Commodity Futures Trading Commission commissioner Sharon Bowen tells hosts Kate Waldock and Luigi …

Finance

The Selfie Isn’t the Problem. We Are.

Technology may be amplifying our egotism, but its roots go way, way back, a new book argues.<p>Smartphones and social media are turning us into dreadful …

Silicon Valley

Washington can use lessons in civility to move America forward

In January, my mentor and hero William McDonough died. It pains me that he had to witness such uncivil discourse in American politics, but I also …

Wall Street

The New Fed Speaks

On Thursday, March 21, the new Fed Chairman Jerome Powell sat down in front of cameras to answer question after his central bank hiked the Fed Funds …

Business

Random thoughts for a sleep deprived Friday - The Big Picture

Powell’s Trial by Fire and Other Friday Musings <i><br>Tying up some loose ends from a busy week</i>. <br>Bloomberg, March 23, 2018<p>I am overdue for collecting all of …

Ben Bernanke

If Powell Is Angry And Disgusted, That's A Small Positve

<i>By Jeffrey P. Snider</i><p>According to one research company, new Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was disgusted and angry at his press conference …

Business

Can’t hardly wait

LIKE teenagers, central bankers long to feel normal. For many of them (the central bankers, that is), the past decade has been an unusually …

European Central Bank

Why Investors' Record Wealth Signals Trouble Ahead | Investopedia

Stocks and other financial assets have soared to record highs, adding greatly to the personal wealth of investors. Nonetheless, this may pose a …

Stock Markets

Who is to blame for bitcoin mania?

Prof Vivek Moorthy of IIM Bangalore blames the central bankers (particularly Alan and Ben) for the mania: What was the most noteworthy global …

Cryptocurrency

Globalisation of the People’s Bank of China puts pressure on Yi Gang as the world watches his every policy move

In one of his last press conferences as governor, Zhou Xiaochuan urged a “gradual” internationalisation of policies at the People’s Bank of China, a …

News (China)

Cryptocurrencies as Portfolio Diversification: Systematic Hedge With Excellent Risk-Reward Profile

<i>This article does not contain investment advice or recommendations. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own</i> …

Cryptocurrency

Inflation Hysteria(s)

On May 16, 2000, the FOMC gathered around in Washington to debate taking more extreme measures. For nearly a year, Greenspan's Federal Reserve had …

Business

Desperately Seeking Larry (Kudlow)

<i>Originally published March 13, 2018</i><p>About midday yesterday we got to wondering just how desperate bubblevision is for fake good news to peddle because …

Business

BOND ROUT!!!! (Now With Additional Exclamations)

Ten years ago March 12, one of Carlyle Group's mortgage funds, Carlyle Capital Corp (CCC), was seized by creditors. Precipitated by dwindling …

Business

Being Right Isn't Enough

You can help the Mises Institute publish an exciting new book this spring from one of our Senior Fellows, and it couldn’t be more timely.<p>Dr. Mark …

Austrian Economics

It's Not Bad Trade Deals - It's Bad Money, Part 2

In Part 1 we made it clear that the Donald is right about the horrific results of US trade since the 1970s, and that the Keynesian "free traders" of …

Economics

Amazon coming for bank margins?

Among the discussions taking place in bank boardrooms of late: When will Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) show up to claim our margins? Maybe not too much …

Business

Ex-Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan: 'We are in a bond market bubble' that's beginning to unwind

Former Federal Reserve Chariman Alan Greenspan told CNBC on Thursday the decadeslong bull market in bond prices is coming to an end.<p>"We are in a bond …

Stock Markets

Alan Greenspan: We are in a bond market bubble

Former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan speaks to "Squawk on the Street" about the state of the bond markets and the U.S. economy.

U.S. Economy