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  • Watch CNBC’s ‘House of Cards’ Thursday Night Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 5:22 PM ET

    Host David Faber goes in-depth on the credit crisis, telling us what happened, who the players were and how it stretched across the globe.

  • Hold Bernanke, Paulson Accountable—Literally Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 11:50 AM ET

    If this recession has you so mad you just want to shake someone, check out this new line of stress-busting dolls called "Squeeze the Banker," that lets you hold them accountable — literally! Collect the whole set: Paulson, Bernanke and Greenspan. Plus, more stress-busting outlets.

  • Famous Last Words Of 2008 Tuesday, 30 Dec 2008 | 7:22 PM ET
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    Sure, no one can get it right every time. We all miss the mark now and then. But the following comments are real doozies!

  • See What People Are Saying About... Alan Greenspan Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | 1:06 PM ET
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    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan told Congress on Thursday he is "shocked" at the breakdown in U.S. credit markets and said he was "partially" wrong to resist regulation of some securities

  • Greenspan, Others Face Grilling Over Financial Crisis Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | 4:30 AM ET
    On his last day as chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Alan Greenspan smiles as he presides over his final Federal Open Market Committee meeting at the the Fed's headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006. He is speaking to Deborah J. Danker, at left, special assistant to the board, with Vice Chairman Roger W. Ferguson Jr., at right. Greenspan has held the post for more than 18 years and is widely viewed as the most successful chairman in the Fed's 92-year h

    Lawmakers have called key players from the past and present to congressional hearings in an effort to find out what caused the biggest financial crisis since the 1930s and determine how the government plans to get the nation out of the mess.

  • Lessons from a Bank Regulator Friday, 3 Oct 2008 | 7:34 AM ET

    These are scary times for banking regulators around the world. Bank runs, bankruptcies, a crisis of confidence etc. These are not factors leading up to the Great Depression, but rather, ripped from today's headlines. Things that would probably keep even Alan Greenspan awake at night!  Ben and Hank have definitely lost sleep this past month...

  • How Ireland Will Destroy the Euro Thursday, 2 Oct 2008 | 4:28 PM ET

    Ireland's decision to guarantee all bank deposits will contribute to the demise of the single European currency, because it will erode the euro's credibility if it's allowed to go ahead, Hugh Hendry, chief investment officer and Partner at Eclectica Fund, told CNBC on Thursday.

  • As Wall Street struggles to find a way forward, many on Main Street are asking how we got here in the first place.

  • Today's Top Videos: iPod, Boone Pickens & More... Tuesday, 9 Sep 2008 | 7:23 PM ET

    Lehman's shares plunge as much as 43 percent of its value while Steve Jobs introduces a new line of colorful and extra-thin Apple iPods. Following are today's top videos:

  • Greenspan: Fannie, Freddie Takeover Was Needed Tuesday, 9 Sep 2008 | 4:26 PM ET
    On his last day as chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Alan Greenspan smiles as he presides over his final Federal Open Market Committee meeting at the the Fed's headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006. He is speaking to Deborah J. Danker, at left, special assistant to the board, with Vice Chairman Roger W. Ferguson Jr., at right. Greenspan has held the post for more than 18 years and is widely viewed as the most successful chairman in the Fed's 92-year h

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan welcomed the recent takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, telling CNBC that the government needed "to remove the ambiguity" over whether US would back up the two mortgage giants

  • Greenspan, Buffett & Anonymous: Fall's Must Reads Friday, 5 Sep 2008 | 2:52 PM ET
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    This fall promises to be incredibly busy with the publications of some highly anticipated books that will surely become must reads.

  • Don't Use Fed as "Magical Piggy Bank": Greenspan Friday, 5 Sep 2008 | 3:54 AM ET

    Troubled by the Bear Stearns debacle, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan is advocating a new way of dealing with government bailouts of companies whose sudden collapse could wreak havoc on the country's economic and financial stability.

  • Prescriptions for Fannie and Freddie Thursday, 21 Aug 2008 | 10:38 AM ET

    As policy makers work to ease the strain on the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, a consensus is emerging that the two companies will have to look substantially different in the long term, the New York Times reports.

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    Warren Buffett will make multiple live appearances throughout the three hours of CNBC's Squawk Box this coming Friday morning, August 22. He'll be sitting down with our own Becky Quick, who is traveling to Omaha for the premiere the night before of a new anti-deficit documentary that includes an appearance by Buffett.

  • Fed's Lacker: Inflation Bigger Risk than Recession Tuesday, 12 Aug 2008 | 5:51 PM ET
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    The U.S. economy may yet slip into recession, but inflation is an even bigger risk given the "exceptionally'' stimulative stance of monetary policy, Richmond Federal Reserve President Jeffrey Lacker said Tuesday.

  • Greenspan Comments On CNBC Help Markets Fade Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | 4:49 PM ET

    Poor economic data in the form of the GDP and jobless claims did not help prior to the open, but mid-morning oil came down and financials rallied, and suddenly the Dow and the S&P were only a few points from going positive.

  • Housing, Economy Still Far From Recovery: Greenspan Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | 3:46 PM ET
    On his last day as chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Alan Greenspan smiles as he presides over his final Federal Open Market Committee meeting at the the Fed's headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006. He is speaking to Deborah J. Danker, at left, special assistant to the board, with Vice Chairman Roger W. Ferguson Jr., at right. Greenspan has held the post for more than 18 years and is widely viewed as the most successful chairman in the Fed's 92-year h

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said the US is “nowhere near the bottom” of the housing slump and is “right on the brink” of a recession.

  • U.S. Economy: Is It Time To Really Start Worrying? Thursday, 31 Jul 2008 | 10:38 AM ET

    You can't help but worry a bit more about the economy in the second half now, as the market's focus shifts from a weaker-than-expected GDP report to the Friday jobs data. GDP revisions also show a recession may have started in the fourth quarter of last year.

  • Government as the Big Lender Monday, 14 Jul 2008 | 11:16 AM ET
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    The desperate worry over the health of huge financial institutions with country cousin names — Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac — reflects a reality that has reshaped major spheres of American life: the government has in recent months taken on an increasingly dominant role in assuring that Americans can buy a home or attend college.

  • Greenspan: Fed Will Have to Raise Interest Rates Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 5:36 PM ET
    On his last day as chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Alan Greenspan smiles as he presides over his final Federal Open Market Committee meeting at the the Fed's headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006. He is speaking to Deborah J. Danker, at left, special assistant to the board, with Vice Chairman Roger W. Ferguson Jr., at right. Greenspan has held the post for more than 18 years and is widely viewed as the most successful chairman in the Fed's 92-year h

    U.S. Federal Reserve Former Chairman Alan Greenspan said Friday the Fed will have to tighten monetary policy to put a brake on inflation and said the worst of the U.S. credit crisis may have passed.