Alan Greenspan

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Alan Greenspan

Alan Greenspan

An almost hysterical antagonism toward the gold standard is one issue which unites statists of all persuasions. They seem to sense... that gold and economic freedom are inseparable.More Alan Greenspan [08/23/2011 04:08:41]
Any informed borrower is simply less vulnerable to fraud and abuse.More Alan Greenspan [08/23/2011 04:08:46]
History has not dealt kindly with the aftermath of protracted periods of low risk premiums.More Alan Greenspan [08/23/2011 04:08:57]
I don't know where the stock market is going, but I will say this, that if it continues higher, this will do more to stimulate the economy than anything we've been talking about today or anything anybody else was talking about.More Alan Greenspan [08/23/2011 04:08:02]
I guess I should warn you, if I turn out to be particularly clear, you've probably misunderstood what I've said.More Alan Greenspan [08/23/2011 04:08:07]
I have found no greater satisfaction than achieving success through honest dealing and strict adherence to the view that, for you to gain, those you deal with should gain as well.More Alan Greenspan [08/23/2011 04:08:12]
I was a good amateur but only an average professional. I soon realized that there was a limit to how far I could rise in the music business, so I left the band and enrolled at New York University.More Alan Greenspan [08/23/2011 04:08:18]
I've been in and out of Wall Street since 1949, and I've never seen the type of animosity between government and Wall Street. And I'm not sure where it comes from, but I suspect it's got to do with a general schism in this society which is really becoming ever more destructive.More Alan Greenspan [08/23/2011 04:08:24]
In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation. There is no safe store of value.More Alan Greenspan [08/23/2011 04:08:30]
Look, I'm very much in favor of tax cuts, but not with borrowed money. And the problem that we've gotten into in recent years is spending programs with borrowed money, tax cuts with borrowed money, and at the end of the day that proves disastrous. And my view is I don't think we can play subtle policy here.More Alan Greenspan [08/23/2011 04:08:36]
Protectionism will do little to create jobs and if foreigners retaliate, we will surely lose jobs.More Alan Greenspan [08/23/2011 04:08:44]
The true measure of a career is to be able to be content, even proud, that you succeeded through your own endeavors without leaving a trail of casualties in your wake.More Alan Greenspan [08/23/2011 04:08:57]
We need, in effect, to make the phantom 'lock-boxes' around the trust fund real.More Alan Greenspan [08/23/2011 04:08:06]
Whatever you tax, you get less of.More Alan Greenspan [08/23/2011 04:08:11]
I was a fairly good amateur musician, and I was an average professional. But the one thing I saw was that the big band business was fading.More Alan Greenspan [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I must say, I never expected to see the day where I would be talking about anything other than reducing the debt, I'm running into the tyranny of zero, which is where you can't reduce (the debt) any moreMore Alan Greenspan [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In retrospect, I see nothing that we did that was inappropriate in terms of policy,More Alan Greenspan [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My basic concern, ... is that, if we are forced to implement a very significant unilateral tariff, the dangers to the overall international financial system, in my judgment, are very large.More Alan Greenspan [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
these borrowers, and the institutions that service them, could be exposed to significant losses.More Alan Greenspan [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
...In an economy that already has lost some momentum, one must remain alert to the possibility that greater caution and weakening asset values in financial markets could signal or precipitate an excessive softening in household and business spending,More Alan Greenspan [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The hey day when a high school or college education would serve a graduate for a lifetime is gone, ... Today's recipients of diplomas expect to have many jobs and to use a wide range of skills over their working lives.More Alan Greenspan [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Large deficits will result in rising interest rates and an ever-growing ratio of debt service to GDP (gross domestic product),More Alan Greenspan [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Financial markets, along with households and businesses, seem to be reasonably well prepared to cope with a transition to a more neutral stance of monetary policy, ... Although many factors may affect inflation in the short-run, inflation in the long-run, it is important to remind ourselves, is a monetary phenomenon.More Alan Greenspan [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I find it utterly inconceivable, frankly, that we can have the type of potential fiscal outlook, which now confronts us over the next 15 to 20 years which, unless addressed, will not have a significant impact on long-term interest rates,More Alan Greenspan [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I guess I should warn you, if I turn out to be particularly clear, you've probably misunderstood what I've saidMore Alan Greenspan [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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