Auction Gets $11,000 for Tea with Greenspan A human rights group has been holding a fundraising auction including the prize of tea with former Federal Reserve chief Alan Greenspan. Bids for the rare opportunity went to $11,000. When Greenspan auctioned himself off last year, the winning bidder paid $45,000.
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Auction Gets $11,000 for Tea with Greenspan

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Auction Gets $11,000 for Tea with Greenspan

Auction Gets $11,000 for Tea with Greenspan

Auction Gets $11,000 for Tea with Greenspan

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A human rights group has been holding a fundraising auction including the prize of tea with former Federal Reserve chief Alan Greenspan. Bids for the rare opportunity went to $11,000. When Greenspan auctioned himself off last year, the winning bidder paid $45,000.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

And our last word in business today is tea with Greenspan. A human rights group has been holding a fund raising auction. Among the items on offer: tea with former Federal Reserve Chief Alan Greenspan. Bids for this rare opportunity to sip tea over monetary policy went to $11,000. Now, that might sound like a lot, but the famous Fed Chief's stock actually seems to have fallen. When he auctioned himself off last year, the winning bidder paid $45,000.

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