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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.
Janet Yellen is seen as a logical candidate to succeed the Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke, but critics remain wary of her stance on inflation.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will miss the annual Jackson Hole monetary policy symposium this year due to a scheduling conflict, skipping the prestigious event for the first time since taking the helm of the central bank in 2006.
The economy seems split in two, with the profits of the nation's largest companies and the stock market soaring as the rest of the economy continues to struggle.
The stock market is significantly undervalued by historical calculation, said Alan Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve. "The reason why the stock market has not been significantly higher is there are other factors compressing it lower. But irrational exuberance is the last term I would use to characterize what is going on at the moment."
Alan Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, explains why he believes the markets are "significantly undervalued," and provides his outlook on the economy.
The GOP rejected the Democrats $110 billion sequester avoidance plan, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers; and what the impact might be on the economy if the sequester goes into effect, with Alan Greenspan, Former Federal Reserve Chairman.
Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan discusses why there is no painless solution to the "fiscal cliff," and whether a deal can get done by the end of the year.
Alan Greenspan told CNBC he’s “quite concerned” about the looming “fiscal cliff” and the inability of legislators to compromise to reach a solution.
Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan shares his views on the economy, the Fed's stimulus plan, the housing recovery and fiscal cliff.
Some Federal Reserve officials are reviving an idea that rose and fell with Alan Greenspan, the former Fed chairman, as they seek to persuade colleagues to take new action to stimulate growth, The New York Times reports.
There is a unique, structural imbalance in the U.S. economy, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said Wednesday on CNBC.
Alan Greenspan, Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve, remarks on whether he thinks Obamacare will put on a strain on the economy.
There's a lack of discussion in Congress about the fiscal cliff but it's a problem that can and will be resolved, former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC.
"It's like a leaking boat in which we keep bailing it out and we're very pleased with ourselves.. the problem is we haven't fixed the holes yet," says Alan Greenspan, Greenspan Associates commenting on Europe's fiscal crisis and sharing his thoughts on how to fix a very sluggish U.S. economy, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.