Alan Greenspan


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Beware the curse of the new Fed chair? Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 9:53 AM ET
    Janet Yellen

    Markets tend to slide when a new Fed chair takes over. Coincidence ... or curse?

  • Why Yellen may prevail over Fed critics in Senate Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 8:40 AM ET
    Janet Yellen

    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.

  • Bubbles and leverage cause crises: Alan Greenspan Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 9:14 AM ET
    Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve Chairman

    Asset bubbles alone don't cause financial crises like the one in 2008, former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC.

  • Janet Yellen is 'a very bright lady': Greenspan     Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 7:48 AM ET

    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.

  • Greenspan: Why 'bubbles with leverage' matter     Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 7:30 AM ET

    Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman, and "The Map and the Territory," author, shares his thoughts on how human nature influences economics.

  • What Greenspan missed     Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | 1:00 PM ET

    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.

  • Pimco shook hands with the Fed—and made a killing Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 6:39 AM ET

    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.

  • For bond investors, it feels a lot like 1994 Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 12:59 PM ET
    Ace of Base at the MTV Awards Europe in 1994.

    This year's yield spike reminds a lot of investors of 1994. But here's why this time is different.

  • Obama mulls Fed pick, defends Summers on stimulus Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 8:59 AM ET
    Donald Kohn, former vice chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve

    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.

  • Economists Ask: Did Ben Bernanke Tip Fed’s Hand? Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 5:51 AM ET

    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.

  • Monday Market Watch, Taper Time     Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    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.

  • For Some, Fed Can Start Tapering NOW Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    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."

  • Greenspan: Taper Now, Even If Economy Isn't Ready Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 7:35 AM ET
    Alan Greenspan

    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.

  • Greenspan: Time to Taper, Now     Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 7:33 AM ET

    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.