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101 Uses for Alan Greenspan’s Memoir

Fidel Castro uses Greenspan’s memoir as proof of life:

Castro noted that the euro was trading at $1.41 and that the price of petroleum is $84 a barrel, proof that the interview was recorded earlier Friday.

During the interview, Castro displayed several thick books that he indicated he had been reading, including former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan’s just-published “The Age of Turbulence”…

In another show of ability, Castro also read lengthy passages aloud from the Greenspan book, but he didn’t use the actual book. Instead, he read from a separately prepared printout with easier-to-read type.

posted on 24 September 2007 by skirchner in Economics, Financial Markets

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