Latest Greenspan Stories

2011-03-03 23:39:55

In an article to be published in the forthcoming issue of International Finance, Dr. Alan Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, issues a major analysis of the U.S. government's economic recovery and reform efforts since the collapse of Lehman Brothers in September 2008.

2011-02-25 06:15:00

WINTER HAVEN, Fla., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Economist and author Allen W. Smith, Ph.D. believes that former Fed Chairman, Alan Greenspan, bears a lot of responsibility for the Social Security funding problems that the nation faces today.

2010-04-06 16:42:00

BRAINTREE, Mass., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan WHAT: Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) hearing. WHEN: 9 a.m., EDT, Wednesday, April 7, 2010 WHERE: Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2123, Washington, D.C. TOPIC: Subprime Lending and Securitization and Government-Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs) - Day 1 Alan Greenspan will be questioned by the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission on April 7, 2010.

2009-08-13 15:39:52

Boston-area author Ben Mezrich has denied claims he plagiarized biographical material for a minor character in his book, The Accidental Billionaires.

2009-02-18 12:44:57

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said at the Economic Club in New York that new regulations were needed to rein in financial systems. After a long career in which Greenspan advocated for modest federal regulation, Greenspan said in a speech Tuesday he saw no alternative to a set of heightened federal regulatory rules for banks and other financial institutions, Politico reported. Greenspan warned housing prices would continue to drop, falling as much as 10 percent further. His...

2008-10-02 03:00:22

By Youn, Seounmi This study examines the impact of parental influence on teens' attitude toward privacy protection. Survey data show that teens high in conceptoriented family communication tend to engage in discussion mediation, which, in turn, affects their level of privacy concern.

2008-06-30 15:02:28

By Scott Duke Harris, San Jose Mercury News, Calif. Jun. 29--Aaron Greenspan surely wasn't the only patron who recognized the Silicon Valley celebrity who entered the restaurant the other day in Palo Alto.

2006-05-18 19:40:00

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said on Thursday that the "extraordinary" boom in the U.S. housing market in recent years is over.

2006-05-02 17:05:17

By Joe Maguire NEW YORK (Reuters) - Long a celebrity to those obsessed with financial-news broadcasting, CNBC's Maria Bartiromo may have cemented her status as the so-called "Money Honey" with a seemingly off-handed remark about a recent conversation with Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.

2006-03-07 18:10:12

By Mark Egan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan signed a deal on Tuesday to publish his memoirs with The Penguin Press, after a bidding war for a book about his life and vision for the future.

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