Alan Greenspan

  • Alan Greenspan

    Paulson & Co’s Private Greenspan Shrine

    Perhaps the height of Wall Street’s Alan Greenspan worship was reached with a 1998 article in The New Republic about a bond traders who actually created a shrine to Greenspan. “Dozens of news photographs of Greenspan adorn the walls; glass casing encloses two Bic pens Greenspan supposedly used in 1993,” the article reported. “Quotations from […]

    / Jan 15, 2008 at 8:49 AM
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    Castro Hearts The Maestro

    That huge rush of Alan Greenspan publicity last week seems to have penetrated into the last hold-outs of the ruins of the evil empire. Yesterday, pictures surfaced of Fidel Castro sporting a copy of Greenspan’s book, The Age of Turbulence. Perhaps most interestingly, Castro’s copy seems to bear a discount sticker from Barnes & Noble. […]

    / Sep 25, 2007 at 11:47 AM
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    Greenspan Bums The Shit Out of Jon Stewart

    Alan Greenspan has sometimes been accused of being intentionally inscrutable. While it may have once been a fair charge, a very different Greenspan was on display last night when he appeared on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Some of his explanations were startlingly frank, expansive and plain-spoken. For instance, when he explained what it […]

    / Sep 19, 2007 at 10:02 AM
  • Alan Greenspan

    Greenspan Day: It’s 1996 All Over Again.

    Could the launch of Alan Greenspan’s book be better timed? With so much is on hold today as the markets prepare for this week’s earnings and interest rate news, the release of The Age of Turbulence has basically called down a torrent of attention. It’s like Wall Street and the business press decided to turn […]

    / Sep 17, 2007 at 3:37 PM

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