How Alan Helped Ben

Greenspan sounded an alarm the Fed couldn't. Bernanke owes his predecessor a thank-you note

What does Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben S. Bernanke think of his illustrious predecessor now? For weeks, Bernanke has been reassuring Washington and Wall Street that the economy is healthy and inflation pressures are diminishing. Yet Alan Greenspan comes along and helps ignite a global market firestorm by talking about the risks of recession in America. Is Bernanke feeling dissed by a living legend?

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