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CNBC Moments: Tuesday's Best Interviews

If you want a good take on where the Federal Reserve stands these days and whether it will find a way to keep the money supply loose, check out the interview with Bob Gelfond, MQS Asset Management CEO. He suggests at one point that the Fed chairman may be too tied up in history.

"Clearly the powers that be led by Bernanke will continue to do as much easing as they can possibly do. Bernanke (is) convinced that the lesson of the 1930s was that the Fed was too tight and that what kept us in depression and the 1937 depression within a depression was caused by too tight of policy," he said. "I think it was caused by a lot of other things...that the Fed tightening was just one issue."

Fed in Focus

Of course what the Fed will do Wednesday was just one issue people were wondering about Tuesday. Greece and its debt problems continued to dominate the news.

The best Greece piece today probably goes to Michelle Caruso-Cabrera's interview of Constantine Michalos, Athens Chamber of Commerce president, who pointed out that public sector layoffs would hit hard because "almost every greek family has one public servant within its ranks."

If you want an investment take, then check out the interview with Mark Grant, managing director at Southwest Securities. He pointed out why you should keep an eye on Finland.

"We follow this stuff with the European Union," he said (view the full interview here). "There is fluff stuff, noise and real stuff. The Finland issue which is the collateral issue is a real issue. The Finns are not going to lend to Greece unless they get collateral. And if they don't get collateral, the government will fold. The federal government will be gone. They'll have to reorganize and the new party will be tougher than what is currently there."

Greek Crisis Concerns

Those of you looking for lighter fare should check out the spat between stock guru Jim Cramer and stock commentator Herb Greenberg or our look at Greenspan's trip to the Fed (why'd he go today?).

Of course, I like it when guests bring a touch of class to the network and Raghavan Seetharaman, CEO of Doha Bank, did just that. See the video to the left for his comments on the European crisis and why emerging markets are a good opportunity right now, provided the democracy movement continues to take hold.