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Quantitative Easing

Posted in Finance by Pankaj Gudimella on March 18, 2009

Finally the Fed pushed the much dreaded red button today.

Reminds me of the following words from Bill Fleckenstein:

America is now well down the path of trying to print its way to prosperity. Of course, the reason we are trying to print our way to prosperity is because initially, in the late 1990s, we tried to speculate our way to prosperity via the stock bubble. After that didn’t work, we attempted to borrow our way to prosperity during the real-estate bubble.

Those two bubbles ended in the epic disaster of today. Now the United States and other countries will attempt to print their way to prosperity, which also won’t work.


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