Judgement time for Greenspan

Preece, Howard
February 2000
Finance Week;02/04/2000, p19
Comments on the interest-rate policies espoused by United States Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan. Sharply divided and hugely important differences of opinion about the medium-term outlook for the US economy; Impact of the US economy on South Africa's hopes for a strong business and employment recovery.


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