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  1. Are We the Stranded Asset? (and other updates)

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    Thu, 30 Apr 2015

    strong market there is considerable hope for the bulls. In the Greenspan / Bernanke/Yellen Era, the Fed historically did not stop ..... commodities currencies and housing). Bear in mind that in the Greenspan Era (from 1987 and still running) the market, measured

  2. Social Security: Not in Peril

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    Tue, 21 Apr 2015

    will still be able to pay out 75% of benefits from incoming cash flow through 2088. Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan once said, “If you get the right people in the room, you can solve Social Security in 15 minutes, and the first

  3. Getting a Read on Today's Economy

    Video Reports

    Mon, 6 Apr 2015

    are at play there? Johnson: Well, I think one of the things that's on their mind is that, certainly, in the Alan Greenspan years--in "the aughts," if you will--when they raised rates, every meeting it was like clockwork, they

    Alan Greenspan Greenspan found at 8:09

    of the things that's on their mind is that, certainly, in the Alan Greenspan years--in "the aughts," if you will--when they raised rates, every meeting it was like clockwork, they'd raise them another 0.25%, then another
  4. March Madness

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    Wed, 1 Apr 2015

    because of structural changes in real GDP growth rates, demographics, and the globalization of finance amongst others. Greenspan hinted at that with the “irrational exuberance” question that he never answered, and Bernanke got closer with his “global savings

  5. Reality Check: The Next Boom Is Not Upon Us

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    Sat, 28 Mar 2015

    necessarily on any type of fixed schedule. And she said all changes would be data-driven, not automatic (as they were in the Greenspan era between 2004 and 2006). Like a lot of economic indicators, inflation is highly volatile and the month-to-month

  6. Why Is 2% Inflation Our Goal?

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    Wed, 11 Mar 2015

    course, the U.S. economy looks like it’s booming when compared with the global economy. As former Fed Chair Alan Greenspan told CNBC , “global effective demand is extraordinarily weak – tantamount to the late stages of the Great Depression

  7. Tocqueville Gold Strategy Investor Letter: Year End 2014

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    Thu, 22 Jan 2015

    the simplistic logic that passes for financial wisdom, if equities are good, then gold must be bad. If there has been a Greenspan /Bernanke put for equities, why not a Yellen cap for gold? Such a notion might explain the fearless manner in which gold has

  8. Gold Beat All Other World Currencies in 2014

    Headlines

    Fri, 2 Jan 2015

    his most recent book, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan convincingly makes the case that gold is indeed money ..... would accept as World War II was drawing to a close. Greenspan goes on to make another astute point. If gold is nothing

  9. Greenspan Throws a Wet Blanket on Hopes for Growth Breakout

    Commentary

    Tue, 30 Dec 2014

    Bloomberg article “Almost all of the weakness in the last four, five, six years has been in long-lived investments” in capital goods and real estate, Greenspan said. “Until these pick up, we’re not going to get the kind of vibrant growth that everyone is hoping fo

  10. Lessons From Low Int. Rate Japan?

    Commentary

    Sat, 13 Dec 2014

    Interst Rates Ms. Yellon, Inspite of what your bosses ( The President, Congress and Wall Street wants) and do this starting the 1st Qtr of 2015 , don't Let Your Bosses Influence you , like they did Greenspan and Berneke Sell outs !

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