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  • July 30- Equity markets will see a decline at some point after rising for the past several years, former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan said in an interview on Bloomberg TV.

  • SAFT ON WEALTH-Who's afraid of Janet Yellen? Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 4:39 PM ET

    July 16- Markets aren't afraid of Janet Yellen, but you might want to be. Yellen and her colleagues at the Federal Reserve Board took unusually frank aim at frothy valuations in social media and biotech shares, as well as at parts of the debt markets, in testimony before Congress this week.

  • WASHINGTON, July 15- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said U.S. labor markets are far from healthy and signaled the Fed will keep monetary policy loose until hiring and wage data show the effects of the financial crisis are "completely gone."

  • The unusual comments from the Fed's monetary policy report- the first time in 14 years that the Fed has commented specifically on valuation of a particular equity sector- that accompanied Fed Chair Janet Yellen's semi-annual testimony to Congress, hit stocks in riskier sectors of the market.

  • *Hedge funds at $250,000 meetings with former Fed chairman.

  • Alan Greenspan's econ outlook     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 2:15 PM ET

    Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan tackled today's unexpected sharp rise in wholesale inflation, CNBC's Steve Liesman reports.

  • Fed needs to stop meddling: Michael Farr Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 10:04 AM ET
    Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve, speaks at The Economic Club of New York on April 16, 2014.

    The Fed's unwillingness to extricate itself from the markets is a very worrisome trend, says Michael Farr.

  • Don't blame Fed for financial crisis: Greenspan Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 5:04 PM ET
    Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve Chairman

    The former chairman of the Federal Reserve defends policy prior to the global financial crisis.

  • Greenspan's biggest regret     Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 4:36 PM ET

    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.

  • Should Henry Paulson have made the list?     Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    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.

  • Greenspan & Bernanke work 25 years of boom & bust Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    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.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to May 6 Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    LONDON- Bank of England will release the minutes of April Monetary Policy Committee meeting- 0830 GMT. HELSINKI- Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen, Finance Minister Jutta Urpilainen and The Finns Party leader Timo Soini participate in a election debate- 1300 GMT.

  • DIARY - Top economic events to May 5 Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, will give a speech entitled "Eight Years of Crisis Management at the Federal Reserve and the Way Forward"- 1545 GMT. HALIFAX, Canada- Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver will speak at a Halifax Chamber of Commerce lunch in Nova Scotia- 1545 GMT.

  • "Given the economic outlook, and given also my view that we need accommodative policy relative to historical norms, we need to have relatively low levels of interest rates for quite some time," San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams told Reuters.

  • Janet Yellen, in her first Federal Open Market Committee press conference since taking over as chair, surprised investors last week by suggesting that rates can be expected to rise six months after the taper is completed and QE is done.

  • WASHINGTON, March 20- When Janet Yellen said. "I think it was an expression of an honest view... but maybe not as tactful as it should have been," said Millan Mulraine, an analyst at TD Securities. Transparency is a double-edged sword for central bankers, but Yellen, who took the helm at the Fed on Feb. 1, has argued hard for more of it.

  • *U.S. central bankers stressing "gradual" approach. SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, March 12- Janet Yellen has a message to markets: the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates low for a while yet and, when it does begin to tighten monetary policy, it will do so only slowly.

  • Greenspan: This is the only way to stop Putin Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve Chairman

    Putin is trying to rebuild Soviet Union, former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan tells CNBC.

  • Greenspan revisits 'irrational exuberance'     Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman, shares his thoughts on what he learned at the Federal Reserve about long-term economic stability and its part in creating economic bubbles.

  • Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman, shares his thoughts on the impact of income inequality on society. You cannot run a market economy effectively if there is a real pull within the social system, says Greenspan.