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Preparing for a Post-Greenspan World

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Preparing for a Post-Greenspan World

Economy

Preparing for a Post-Greenspan World

Preparing for a Post-Greenspan World

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Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan will chair his last meeting of the Fed's Open Market Committee Tuesday and then retire from the bank after 18 years.

In Depth

Read a Greenspan timeline, see a snapshot of the economy during his era at the Fed and preview the challenges his successor will face.

During that time, Greenspan steered the economy through a number of crises and leaves with nearly everyone giving him high marks.

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