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Back from the Brink By Steven K. Beckner

Back from the Brink
by Steven K. Beckner

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Written by financial journalist Steven Beckner, "Back from the Brink" is a portrait of the powerful and highly-respected head of the Federal Reserve, and of the powerful institution he heads.
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Back from the Brink: The Greenspan Years by Steven K. Beckner

"Thorough and timely ...essential reading for those who seek insight into the process and the personalities that will shape Fed policy."-Barron's A compelling and intricate portrait of the enigmatic Alan Greenspan and the powerful institution he heads "Steven Beckner, as knowledgeable a Fed watcher as there is in the land, has done a great job telling the story of the challenging and successful Greenspan years."-L. William Seidman Chief Commentator, CNBC, and former head of the FDIC "Beckner does a yeoman's job of chronicling the Fed policy of the past decade."-Business Week "No matter what [Beckner] writes these days, people on Wall Street assign magical properties to his words."-Michael Lewis New York Times Magazine "Fed watcher extraordinaire Steven Beckner chronicles the incredible tenure of Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan...Read and reread this extraordinary book."-Dow Jones Asset Management "Accessible to the financially uninitiated, this dynamic, seemingly day-to-day chronicle may be the ultimate Fed watcher's guide."-Publishers Weekly

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Back from the Brink Reviews

"Essential reading for those who seek insight into the process and the personalities that shape Fed policy during the next phase of the Greenspan era."--Barron's

About Steven K. Beckner

STEVEN K. BECKNER is a financial writer whose reporting sends ripples through the markets with the so--called "Beckner Effect" (The New York Times). For the last eleven years, he has been a reporter for Market News Service, a wire service specializing in information on and for the markets. He is also a frequent guest on National Public Radio where he demystifies economic and financial developments.

Table of Contents

The Makings of a Central Banker.; Hitting the Ground Running.; "Deep Root Canal Surgery."; An About--Face.; The Chickens Come Home to Roost.; "Fifty Mile per Hour Headwinds."; The End of a Recession and a Presidency.; Working with a Democratic President.; A Preemptive Strike.; Coping with a Peso Crisis and a Fiscal Fiasco.; Epilogue.; Endnotes.; Index.

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Back from the Brink: The Greenspan Years by Steven K. Beckner
Steven K. Beckner
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John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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