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Old 02-03-2006, 06:38 AM   #1
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Well, people might have been convinced to go for those ARMs by Greenspan telling them it was a good deal.

And he's a CPA after all...
Now he's just a newbie in a crowd of financially independent guys hustling for a contract.

That only lasted for about seven hours.

I wonder what his new asset allocation will be?* Do you think we should send him a copy of ESRBob's book, or is he too busy working his way through a backlog of financial reports?
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Re: Another miserable ER failure
Old 02-03-2006, 08:59 AM   #2
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He also is slated to bring in more per speech than his annual salary as chairman was.

On the other hand, after watching him speak many times, I dont know how much demand there'll be. They better supply free caffeinated beverages...
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He also is slated to bring in more per speech than his annual salary as chairman was.
Unfortunately nobody will understand what he's saying.

There is an urban legend that he had to ask his wife 7 times to marry him since she didn't understand what he was saying on the first 6 attempts.
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Old 02-03-2006, 09:54 AM   #4
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She should have checked the thickness of his briefcase...
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he had to ask his wife 7 times to marry him since she didn't understand what he was saying on the first 6 attempts.
Based on the fact that he looks like a wolf eel on a bad day, I'd guess that she was faking.

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Oh, his brief CASE, I thought you said Briefs?
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Unfortunately nobody will understand what he's saying.

There is an urban legend that he had to ask his wife 7 times to marry him since she didn't understand what he was saying on the first 6 attempts.
Mixed Signals
Former Fed Chief Alan Greenspanís inscrutable statements baffle his wife.

By Andy Borowitz - Newsweek


Jan. 31, 2006 - In his first day at home since stepping down from his post as chairman of the Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan made a series of cryptic, inscrutable pronouncements that left his wife, NBC's Andrea Mitchell, totally baffled.

The former Fed chief was renowned for his confusing, often incomprehensible statements about the financial markets and the economy while testifying to Congress, but according to Mitchell, those remarks were "a piece of cake" to understand compared to the mixed messages he has been sending at home.

The trouble began at the breakfast table, Mitchell said, when she asked the former Fed chief what he wanted to eat, a question which led to a serpentine 45-minute response. "To order ham and eggs at this time is tempting, but may not be warranted given my desire to keep my cholesterol below a reasonable ceiling," Greenspan reportedly said.

Later in the day, Greenspan reviewed several of the family's credit card statements and warned Mitchell against "irrational exuberance," adding that she was "spending at a rate that is not sustainable given my projected retirement income going forward."

According to Mitchell, Greenspan spent the rest of the day holding the TV remote control, moving the remote up five channels and then down five channels for no apparent reason. "I kind of feel sorry for him," Mitchell said. "I think he really misses moving interest rates."


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