Alan Greenspan says gold is now a good investment, according to the Wall Street Journal. CNBC's Patti Domm explains why the former Fed Chair might be interested in the precious metal.» Read More
LONDON, Jan 21- The Swiss currency shock has raised an awkward question many investors have been fearful of asking- what if central banks become as unpredictable and fallible as they are powerful? The Swiss National Bank's sudden decision to abandon its three-year-old cap on the franc- the "cornerstone" of its monetary policy just three days before- led to the...
Jan 7- You don't miss liquidity until the markets turn bad, or so investors may find out in 2015.. Given that some analysts give Greece about a one in five chance of exiting the euro zone, with developments to come on rapidly after the Jan. 25 Greek general election, we have a possible catalyst which may drive volatility up and liquidity down. Nobel Prize-winning...
ACAPULCO, Mexico, Nov 12- Saudi Arabia Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi broke months of silence on Wednesday to reaffirm the kingdom's longstanding policy of seeking stable global markets, dismissing talk of a "price war" but offering no insight on his response to tumbling crude prices. "Talk of a price war is a sign of misunderstanding, deliberate or otherwise, and has no...
Oct 29- Saying QE is over is a bit like saying a flood is over when the water, up to your chin, stops rising. The Fed, which as expected pulled the trigger on the final taper on Wednesday, still controls a balance sheet it plans to keep steady at $4.5 trillion. And more to the point, though the statement included a bit of upbeat talk about employment, we are now looking at...
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, shares his thoughts on the consequences of the Fed's economic policy.
Sept 19- Presidents of the Federal Reserve's 12 regional banks are more likely to dissent in favor of tighter monetary policy, than the political appointees who make up the central bank's Board of Governors, according to a Fed study published on Friday.
Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan discusses the rising of rates and Fed policy.
As it was in 2005 when a puzzled Alan Greenspan made the idea of the conundrum popular, the issue today is a divergence between longer-dated Treasuries, which are falling in yield, and monetary policy, which is tightening.
While the Kansas City Fed's conference has been held every August since 1978 a quick check of Google shows the world only showed small interest in it until 2006. That, of course, was the last year before the financial crisis took hold, since when there has been an annual spike in stories detailing what Jackson Hole participants may say, what they actually did say, and how much markets went up after they said it.
Equities will see a decline at some point after rising for the past several years, former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan told Bloomberg TV.
The Fed said some assets are overvalued, but we are unlikely to see tighter rates to nip bubbles for now. Financial Times reports.
Will the Macarena once again sweep the nation? Maybe not, but some still say it feels like 1996. Here's why some are bracing for a quick correction.
For those looking for a knighthood, a London firm claims it can quietly guide a nomination from daydream to reality.
Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan tackled today's unexpected sharp rise in wholesale inflation, CNBC's Steve Liesman reports.
The Fed's unwillingness to extricate itself from the markets is a very worrisome trend, says Michael Farr.
The former chairman of the Federal Reserve defends policy prior to the global financial crisis.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan looks back on the most memorable moments in the last 25 years for the U.S. economy and discusses his greatest moment and biggest regret.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen; Paul Steiger, ProPublica, and Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, share their thoughts on the titans of central banking and whether Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson should have made the list.
Exerted greater impact over past quarter century as chairs of the U.S. Federal Reserve on the U.S. and global economy than any other public official.
Putin is trying to rebuild Soviet Union, former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan tells CNBC.