Alan Greenspan


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Greenspan: Income inequality a major social issue  Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 7:36 AM ET

    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.

  • Greenspan 'pessimistic' on Ukraine outcome  Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 7:33 AM ET

    Diplomacy is far less important than stock movements in Russia, says Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman, sharing his thoughts on the growing crisis in Ukraine and its impact on the Russian economy.

  • Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman, shares his thoughts on the impact of weather on the employment report.

  • Fed to blame for distorting US financial markets? Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 10:25 AM ET
    Richard Fisher, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

    A U.S. Federal Reserve policymaker who has criticized its bond-buying stimulus said the program has lasted too long and may be distorting markets.

  • Bernanke's payday in first post-Fed speech is... Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 7:10 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Ben Bernanke earned more in 40 minutes on Tuesday than he made all of last year as head of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • Jamie Dimon—the most influential on Wall Street? Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 12:59 PM ET
    Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

    Are big bank leaders like Jamie Dimon the most influential on Wall Street—or activist investors like Carl Icahn?

  • This is what Greenspan is really worried about Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Alan Greenspan

    Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC on Friday he's worried about the spread between 30-year and 5-year Treasury notes.

  • Greenspan on the markets  Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 7:41 AM ET

    Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC that stock values are encouraging, but he's worried about two other things.

  • Greenspan: This is a very distorted labor market  Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 7:34 AM ET

    The issue here is skills, says Alan Greenspan, former Chairman of the Federal Reserve, sharing his thoughts on the jobs market. I've argued to change our immigration quotas, Greenspan adds. There are a huge number of people outside our borders who would love to come here.

  • Sizing up money players  Wednesday, 5 Feb 2014 | 1:46 PM ET

    CNBC is nominating the top 25 most influential leaders in business. CNBC's Kayla Tausche, Kate Kelly and Mary Thompson share their opinions on Bill Gross, George Soros and other big players.

  • Prepare for a gold ‘moonshot’: Peter Schiff Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Peter Schiff says gold is set to go "straight up." He's just not sure when.

  • Happy 100th Birthday, Fed—now please go away Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 5:04 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve Building in Washington

    One hundred years ago the Federal Reserve Act was signed, giving the United States exactly what it didn't need: a central bank.

  • Fed celebrates 100th anniversary  Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 2:03 PM ET

    Three Fed chairmen from different eras: Paul Volcker, Ben Bernanke and Alan Greenspan. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight.

  • Bernanke's history not written ... yet: Liesman  Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 1:20 PM ET

    Looking back on 100 years of the Federal Reserve, with Ylan Mui, The Washington Post; Greg Ip, The Economist; and CNBC's Larry Kudlow and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • The Federal Reserve is marking 100 years today with speeches from all living Fed Chairmen: Paul Volcker, Alan Greenspan and Ben Bernanke. Ylan Mui, The Washington Post; Greg Ip, The Economist; and CNBC's Larry Kudlow, discuss.

  • Greenspan vs. Taylor: Who won?  Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 7:46 PM ET

    Jim Pethokoukis of the American Enterprise Institute, and Don Luskin, Trend Macro CIO, discuss who presented the stronger argument in former Fed chair Alan Greenspan and former Treasury Undersecretary John Taylor "bubble blame" debate. Luskin declares Taylor the winner.