The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World
In the immediate aftermath of September 11, 2001, in his fourteenth year as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, Alan Greenspan took part in a very quiet collective effort to ensure that America didn't experience an economic meltdown, taking the rest of the world with it. There was good reason to fear the worst: the stock market crash of October 1987, his first major crisis as Federal Reserve Chairman, coming just weeks after he assumed control, had come much closer than is even today generally known to freezing the financial system and triggering a genuine financial panic. But the most remarkable thing that happened to the economy after 9/11 was...nothing. What in an earlier day would have meant a crippling shock to the system was absorbed astonishingly quickly.
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What a great readUser Review - nutty7688 - Borders
Since receiving this novel, I have not put it down. Just to know who Alan Greenspan worked side by side with some of the most beloved Presidents is very interesting. Read full review
Age of turbulenceUser Review - anominous - Overstock.com
Alan Greenspans book is very informative. I havent finished reading the book but it is definitely a good reading experience. In the book he talked about his life his experience as a chairman of ... Read full review