New spokesman for the New York Fed

Peter Bakstansky has been the spokesman for the New York Fed for so long - 30 years, to be precise - that his impending retirement will be hard to get accustomed to, at least for any journalist.

Peter has had a ringside seat at many of the great financial events of the past generation. He joined in 1976 after gaining journalistic experience at the New York Herald Tribune among other newspapers, and experience of commercial banking at Chase Manhattan. His first boss was Paul Volcker, then pre

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