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Category Archive: Alan Greenspan

  1. Government Accountability Is The Key To Banking Overhaul

    The prob­lem with the bank­ing reg­u­la­tory sys­tem that needs to be fixed is that reg­u­la­tors aren’t held respon­si­ble when they do a bad job. Obama’s focus on new leg­is­la­tion doesn’t do a lot to pro­mote gov­ern­ment account­abil­ity and takes the spot­light off lead­er­ship prob­lems that exist within the var­i­ous reg­u­la­tory agen­cies. The Obama leg­isla­tive pro­pos­als […] [read full story]

    Posted in: Alan Greenspan, BANKS, economy, Finance, Politics, Public Policy, REGULATION, Regulatory Reform
  2. Regulatory Reform Shouldn’t Rely On The Fed

    I am still shak­ing my head in amaze­ment at Alan Greenspan’s edi­to­r­ial in last Wednesday’s Wall Street Jour­nal titled The Fed Didn’t Cause the Hous­ing Bub­ble.  In the arti­cle Greenspan explained why the hous­ing bub­ble wasn’t the Fed’s fault (and since he was Chair­man of the Fed, by impli­ca­tion it wasn’t his fault either).  While […] [read full story]

    Posted in: Alan Greenspan, BANKS, Bernanke, Credit Crisis, economy, Federal Reserve, Finance, monetary policy, Politics, Public Policy, Regulatory Reform, Timothy Geithner