The ghosts and Alan Greenspan

Ruby, Michael
April 1994
U.S. News & World Report;4/4/94, Vol. 116 Issue 13, p68
Editorial. Discusses how interest rates are rising, nudged higher by Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan and his colleagues who see angry inflationary ghosts lurking everywhere. Most other analysts who do not see these poltergeists; Hints by Feds officials that inflation might be a bigger concern than anyone thought; Question as to whether the Fed is behaving prudently or is acting prematurely; Where the Fed spots inflationary trouble.


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