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Boston Globe
Stone’s five easy piecesbackgrounds. The big names who endorse the book include local surgeon and medic
Stone’s five easy pieces
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
backgrounds. The big names who endorse the book include local surgeon and medical writer Atul Gawande , former Fed chairman Paul Volcker , and former Northeastern president Richard Freeland . As far as the title goes, Stone gets a little coy when... Read more
5d
Zero Hedge
The Real Story Behind The True Magnitude Of The New Home Sales Collapsesales and full time jobs always trended together, subject to normal cyclical sw
The Real Story Behind The True Magnitude Of The New Home Sales Collapse
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
sales and full time jobs always trended together, subject to normal cyclical swings. With the exception of 1981-83 when Paul Volcker pushed rates into the stratosphere, new home sales always fluctuated between 550 and 1,100 sales per million... Read more
6d
Naked Capitalism
The Unfairness of Housing Purchases Through Timetwo oil shocks of 1973 and 1979. The anti-inflation policies and the brisk incr
The Unfairness of Housing Purchases Through Time
Naked Capitalism / Posted 6 days ago
two oil shocks of 1973 and 1979. The anti-inflation policies and the brisk increase in interest rates that the Fed under Paul Volcker had imposed on the American economy in 1980 and 1981 (and subsequently on the rest of the world) brought on... Read more
9d
Chicago Tribune
Fed chair defends rate hike: 'I certainly don't regard it as a mistake.'Alan Greenspan, who presided over a period of relative economic calm and prospe
Fed chair defends rate hike: 'I certainly don't regard it as a mistake.'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Alan Greenspan, who presided over a period of relative economic calm and prosperity in the 1990s and early 2000s; and Paul Volcker, whose tenure was marked by his campaign to combat inflation in the 1980s. Greenspan appeared via video... Read more
14d
Guardian Unlimited
'Legalise all drugs,' business and world leaders tell UN“It is totally stupid – unreachable.” Other commissioners that joined the chor
'Legalise all drugs,' business and world leaders tell UN
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 14 days ago
“It is totally stupid – unreachable.” Other commissioners that joined the chorus included former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg, former US Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker and former president of Mexico Ernesto Zedillo, amo... Read more
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The Financial Express
Donald Trump leans toward replacing US Fed chief Janet Yellen if he wins White Houseto step down in 2018 after only one term, it would be the shortest Fed chairman
Donald Trump leans toward replacing US Fed chief Janet Yellen if he wins White House
The Financial Express / Posted 15 days ago
to step down in 2018 after only one term, it would be the shortest Fed chairmanship since 1979. Since then, Fed chairs from Paul Volcker to Alan Greenspan to Ben Bernanke, Yellen’s predecessor, were reappointed by at least one incoming U.S.... Read more
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Newsmax
Trump Leans toward Replacing Fed Chief If He Wins White Houseto step down in 2018 after only one term, it would be the shortest Fed chairman
Trump Leans toward Replacing Fed Chief If He Wins White House
Newsmax / Posted 15 days ago
to step down in 2018 after only one term, it would be the shortest Fed chairmanship since 1979. Since then, Fed chairs from Paul Volcker to Alan Greenspan to Ben Bernanke, Yellen's predecessor, were reappointed by at least one incoming U.S.... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Thursday Press Conference: World Leaders Call for Decriminalization and Regulation of Drugs during Historic UN Special Sessionformer U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz; entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson;
Thursday Press Conference: World Leaders Call for Decriminalization and Regulation of Drugs during Historic UN Special Session
CommonDreams.org / Posted 15 days ago
former U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz; entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson; former Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Paul Volcker; former Canadian Supreme Court Justice Louise Arbour; as well as leaders from Czech Republic, India, Norway,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Fed’s “Four Horsemen” Unitethe deeds of the banking oligarchs themselves. Recently, the four worst Crimin
The Fed’s “Four Horsemen” Unite
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 days ago
the deeds of the banking oligarchs themselves. Recently, the four worst Criminals were all trotted out on a single stage: Paul Volcker, Alan Greenspan, B.S. Bernanke, and Janet Yellen. Greenspan’s and Bernanke’s crimes are obvious. They are the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Consider not only which candidates, but which policieswant from our country’s economic thinkers is a consensus on what should be done
Consider not only which candidates, but which policies
Orange County Register / Posted 20 days ago
want from our country’s economic thinkers is a consensus on what should be done, whether or not politically attractive. Paul Volcker provided this service to our country when he was Fed chairman in the Carter and Reagan years. Inflation was... Read more
21d
Zero Hedge
Former Fed Advisor Asks "Has The Fed Bankrupted The Nation"Reserve, delivered a much different message than did that first youthful readin
Former Fed Advisor Asks "Has The Fed Bankrupted The Nation"
Zero Hedge / Posted 21 days ago
Reserve, delivered a much different message than did that first youthful reading and was nothing short of an epiphany: Paul Volcker, albeit certainly inadvertently, created the bond market. On Saturday, October 6, 1979. Volcker held a press... Read more
21d
Investopedia
Stagflation: Is That Where the Economy is Heading?accommodative monetary policy. Yellen is likely hesitant to hike rates due to t
Stagflation: Is That Where the Economy is Heading?
Investopedia / Posted 21 days ago
accommodative monetary policy. Yellen is likely hesitant to hike rates due to the risk of recession. Former Fed Chair Paul Volcker curbed inflation by hiking rates, which led to recession, but then prosperity. And savers certainly didn’t mind... Read more
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Salon.com
The Democrats have no soul: The Clintons, neoliberalism, and how the “people’s party” lost its wayrecession of the early 1980s, which coincided with President Reagan’s first yea
The Democrats have no soul: The Clintons, neoliberalism, and how the “people’s party” lost its way
Salon.com / Posted 24 days ago
recession of the early 1980s, which coincided with President Reagan’s first years, was actually launched by Fed chairman Paul Volcker under a Democratic president. The invasion of Afghanistan by the Soviet Union led the Democratic party down a... Read more
24d
Newsmax
Fed's Inflation Push Finally Has Bond Traders Wanting to Believequarter. That outpaced the 3.3 percent gain in vanilla Treasurys. Some market
Fed's Inflation Push Finally Has Bond Traders Wanting to Believe
Newsmax / Posted 24 days ago
quarter. That outpaced the 3.3 percent gain in vanilla Treasurys. Some market watchers, who recall how then-Fed Chairman Paul Volcker had to ratchet up rates toward 20 percent to get things under control after runaway inflation took hold in the... Read more
25d
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Is being Fed chair like 'being God'?held the position don't think it's anything like being a deity. "You can't exa
Is being Fed chair like 'being God'?
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 25 days ago
held the position don't think it's anything like being a deity. "You can't exactly do what you want," former Fed chair Paul Volcker said Thursday at an event at International House in New York. "You have a board. You have a public. You've got... Read more
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Business Spectator
Fed leaders quizzed on rate callsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
Fed leaders quizzed on rate calls
Business Spectator / Posted 25 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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26d
The Martinsburg Journal
Fed chairs reflect on leadership stylesAlan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his an
Fed chairs reflect on leadership styles
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 26 days ago
Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil War. The event was an unprecedented... Read more
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26d
Denton Record-Chronicle
4 Fed leaders questioned about their jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders questioned about their jobs
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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26d
Beaumont Enterprise
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsYellen, second from left, speaks while seated beside former Federal Reserve cha
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 26 days ago
Yellen, second from left, speaks while seated beside former Federal Reserve chairs Ben Bernanke, second from left, and Paul Volcker, far left, during a forum, Thursday, April 7, 2016, in New York. Former Fed chair Alan Greenspan joined by video... Read more
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26d
Zero Hedge
The Global Bubble Has Burst - "Will Tear At The Threads Of Society"Yellen, April 7, 2016, International House: “A Conversation with Janet Yellen,
The Global Bubble Has Burst - "Will Tear At The Threads Of Society"
Zero Hedge / Posted 26 days ago
Yellen, April 7, 2016, International House: “A Conversation with Janet Yellen, Ben Bernanke, Alan Greenspan and Paul Volcker” From my analytical perspective, unsustainability is a fundamental feature of “Bubble Economies.” They are... Read more
26d
WGEM Quincy
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
WGEM Quincy / Posted 26 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 26 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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26d
WTHR Indianapolis
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 26 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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26d
WTVM 9 Columbus
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 26 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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26d
KLTV 7 Tyler
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 26 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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26d
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 26 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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27d
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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27d
WALB Albany
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
WALB Albany / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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27d
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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27d
WLOX-TV Biloxi
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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27d
KFDA-TV Amarillo
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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27d
WAVE 3 Louisville
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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27d
KCBD-TV Lubbock
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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27d
ABC Montana
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
ABC Montana / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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27d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Past Fed leaders, Yellen quizzedby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
Past Fed leaders, Yellen quizzed
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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27d
Hawaii News Now
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
Hawaii News Now / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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27d
Orlando Sentinel
Obama, Clinton, Sanders: Sunday guestsevent featured Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and past chairs Ben Bernanke
Obama, Clinton, Sanders: Sunday guests
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
event featured Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and past chairs Ben Bernanke (2006-2014); Alan Greenspan (1987-2006); and Paul Volcker (1979-1987). Other guests are Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of AOL Huffington Post Media... Read more
27d
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
4 Fed leaders questioned about their jobsAlan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his an
4 Fed leaders questioned about their jobs
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil War. The event was an unprecedented... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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27d
WSFA 12 Montgomery
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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KXXV Waco
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
KXXV Waco / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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27d
Lake Placid News
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
Lake Placid News / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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Newsmax
4 Fed Leaders Face Questions about Their Powerful Jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed Leaders Face Questions about Their Powerful Jobs
Newsmax / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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27d
WBOC Salisbury
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobsby the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to c
4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 27 days ago
by the governor of Texas. Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil... Read more
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