Category Archives: Alan Greenspan

The “Global Savings Glut” Sham

Steve Hanke takes a look at the evidence and concludes that Alan Greenspan is simply b*llsh*tt*ng the public when he directs attention to a “global savings glut” and claims that the Federal Reserve has no responsibility for the current boom … Continue reading

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Greenspan’s Fatal Conceit — UPDATED

UPDATED — I took this story from Paul Krugman, and then was pulled away from the computer just as I was working to re-check the context of the quotation.  Turns out, Greenspan was quoted out of context and the story … Continue reading

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bust: The Man Who Called The Crash Confronted Greenspan Man-to-Man in 2003

One of the men who called the artificial boom and inevitable bust — Bank of International Settlements chief economist William White  — confronted Fed chairman Alan Greeenspan personally at the annual meeting of the Kansas City Fed in August of … Continue reading

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