Who do you blame for the credit crisis?

June 30, 2009

Greedy bankers are routinely blamed for the credit crisis but one British-based poll of — well, financiers — spreads the blame more widely.

Greenspan slammed II

March 12, 2009

Criticism of former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan, as delineated earlier on MacroScope by Mark Felsenthal, is stretching beyond his legacy.  Calls are being made in Britain for Greenspan to be stripped of his honorary knighthood.

from Davos Notebook:

It’s never too late to blame Greenspan

January 29, 2009

Alan Greenspan hasn't been chairman of the Fed for three years, but his policy mistakes keep paying dividends in the form of blame at this year's World Economic Forum in Davos.

New committee to save the world

November 15, 2008

In the late 1990s, when the Asian Financial Crisis was in full swing, Time Magazine dubbed then Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin, his deputy Lawrence Summers and then Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan as “The Committee to Save the World.”