Effective demand is extraordinarily weak, probably tantamount to the later stages of the Great Depression, Alan Greenspan said.» Read More
Markets tend to slide when a new Fed chair takes over. Coincidence ... or curse?
Janet Yellen will be forced to defend the Fed when she faces senators later this week, but critics have little hope of sinking her nomination.
Former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan says the argument to raise the inflation rate is "very risky," and discusses why the economy isn't doing better.
Asset bubbles alone don't cause financial crises like the one in 2008, former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC.
Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman, and "The Map and the Territory," author, shares his thoughts on Janet Yellen, President Obama's nominee for the next Fed chair.
Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman, and "The Map and the Territory," author, shares his thoughts on how human nature influences economics.
CNBC's Steve Liesman analyzes former Fed chief Alan Greenspan's recent comments that the "system is broken." Greenspan is scheduled for a "Squawk Box" interview Wednesday morning, October 23.
In 2011, debate raged in the markets over whether the Fed would embark on a third round of massive bond purchases. Pimco wasn't waiting to find out.
This year's yield spike reminds a lot of investors of 1994. But here's why this time is different.
President Obama pushed back against criticism of his former economic adviser Lawrence Summers, who is seen as a leading candidate to become the new chairman of the Federal Reserve.
The Fed’s communications strategy should make markets less erratic, but with investors hanging on every word, volatility seems to have grown worse. The NYT reports.
CNBC's Steve Liesman & Rick Santelli look at the economic data leading into the week. The CNBC Fed flash poll: When is QE likely to taper? With Ben White, Politico; Dan Colarusso, Reuters; and Joe Weisenthal, Business Insider.
While the end of easy monetary policy has been cast as the great enemy of stocks, for some tapering can't happen soon enough.
In an exclusive CNBC interview, former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan, shares this thoughts on what worries him about the bond market, and the necessity for the Fed to have a "Plan B."
Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC on Friday that the central bank should taper its $85 billion a month bond buying even if the economy is not ready for it.
In a wide-ranging interview, Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve Board chairman, discusses the stock market's likely reaction to the Fed's tapering policies.
Former Federal Reserve chief Alan Greenspan says the Federal Reserve needs to reduce its quantitative easing efforts now.
Central banks around the world are repeating the mistakes of former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan by flooding markets with cheap money, according to Brunel University's Moorad Choudhry.
The slowing growth in prices has further emboldened the Fed to maintain its bond buying.
As the Fed meets this week, all eyes are on Bernanke as Wall Street is buzzing that he will be leaving soon. Who will take his seat? Here's the one name that keeps coming up.