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OFF TOPIC => Humour => Topic started by: Nemo492 on December 04, 2008, 12:01:02 AM

Title: Famous so-called Experts
Post by: Nemo492 on December 04, 2008, 12:01:02 AM
Alan Greenspan :

Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) compared Greenspan to Bill Buckner, the Boston Red Sox first baseman whose fielding error caused the team's loss in the 1986 World Series. - Source (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Greenspan)

Ben Bernanke...

"I and others were mistaken early on in saying that the subprime crisis would be contained," Bernanke said in an article in the Dec. 1 issue of The New Yorker magazine.  "The causal relationship between the housing problem and the broad financial system was very complex and difficult to predict."

Olivier Blanchard...

The chief economist for the International Monetary Fund, confirmed on October 9th that the world economy is facing a major downturn, but added that the chances of it sliding into another Great Depression were â??nearly nilâ??.