Tag Archives: Alan Bollard

Greed is not good – now what are we going to do about it?

If Reserve Bank of New Zealand governor Graeme Wheeler believes what he said to Brian Fallow at the Herald, that in the financial sector; “The compensation levels are outrageous in many cases for the added value truly generated.” The Occupy Wall St movement had a lot of powerful points to make. “But they didn’t have a […]

Captain deluded or market poodle?

History will not be kind to retiring Reserve Bank of New Zealand governor Alan Bollard. But then he will be in good company along with Alan Greenspan, Ben Bernanke, Jean Claude Trichet, Mervyn King et al. His 2010 book Crisis about his experience of the GFC suggested a man tougher on the big banks behind the scenes than […]