All posts tagged "Alan Greenspan"

  • Alan Greenspan - Federal Reserve
    Alan Greenspan: Stock Prices are a Major Factor in Economic Activity

    Alan Greenspan was on CNBC with Maria Bartiromo yesterday commenting on the odds of the sequestration, or automatic government spending cuts, occurring in a couple of weeks (March 1st deadline), and what effect it would have on...

    • Posted February 16, 2013
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  • Alan Greenspan - Federal Reserve
    Alan Greenspan: Equity Premium at Highest Level in 50 Years

    Bloomberg’s Tom Keene interviewed former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan at length yesterday. Greenspan commented on a wide range of topics beginning with a discussion of the political process. Greenspan’s main point was compromise is implicit in a...

    • Posted May 2, 2012
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  • Alan Greenspan: Stock Market Bottom Will Take Awhile

    Alan Greenspan was on Meet the Press today and said he believed the reaction to the U. S. credit downgrade would weigh on the markets.  He stated the effect will be “profound.”

    • Posted August 8, 2011
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  • sector rotation model
    The Business Cycle and Sector Rotation

    Studies of stock market history have shown a strong tendency for the market to follow a four year pattern of expansion and contraction.  This phenomenon has been linked to a strong correlation with the presidential election cycle.  Typically about two thirds of the...

    • Posted April 18, 2011
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  • Alan Greenspan Believes Stocks are Cheap if Earnings Continue to Rise

    In The Wall Street Journal’s The Big Interview with Kelly Evans, Alan Greenspan talks at length about his view on the economy and stock market.  He also says he wouldn’t have done anything different given what he...

    • Posted January 11, 2011
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  • "Griftopia" Looks Like a Must Read

    Matt Taibbi, writer for Rolling Stone, has just published a new book I plan on reading in the near future. I highly enjoyed Taibbi’s long article in Rolling Stone magazine chronicling Goldman Sachs’ incredible influence about a...

    • Posted November 4, 2010
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  • Jeremy Grantham Skewers the Fed….Again

    Jeremy Grantham has released his latest quarterly commentary and it’s excellent as usual. He spends much of it in a diatribe against the deserving pair of rogues Greenspan and Bernanke. Unfortunately for us, as the economy recovers...

    • Posted October 27, 2010
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  • Bond Inflows Greater Than The Internet Bubble

    It’s hard to believe this, but if true, then the bond market may be a huge bubble: Almost two years into the bond flight, about $550 billion has poured into U.S. bond mutual funds and exchange-traded funds,...

    • Posted September 2, 2010
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  • Alan Greenspan: U. S. Economy May Be Heading for a Double Dip

    Jeremy Warner at Telegraph.co.uk cautions that Alan Greenspan appears to have taken to heart the old adage that “if you can’t forecast well, forecast often”. Now he says we are in a pause in a modest...

    • Posted August 5, 2010
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  • Paul Volcker and the New Financial Reform

    The N. Y. Times features a lengthy article by Louis Uchitelle regarding the repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act in 1999 which was backed by the Clinton administration and Alan Greenspan, and the recent championing of financial reform...

    • Posted July 12, 2010
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