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The Fed trots out St. Louis' Jim Bullard who says it's been awhile since the FOMC discussed an...

The Fed trots out St. Louis' Jim Bullard who says it's been awhile since the FOMC discussed an exit from QE, and he doesn't think the group is about to start talking about it anytime soon. In fact, making Mr. Bullard nervous these days is inflation that is too low. S&P 500 futures are well off the lows, now -0.7%.
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  • davidingeorgia
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    Couldn't parrots be trained to make the same statements that regularly come out of the mouths of Fed folks? Would be much more entertaining to listen to and no more repetitious. The parrots could even work in some pirate slang from time to time to add a little levity.
    23 May 2013, 07:46 AM Reply Like
  • davidingeorgia
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    I don't know, but this fellow seems fairly well qualified for the Fed. :-)

     

    http://binged.it/10O2HS4
    23 May 2013, 08:06 AM Reply Like
  • tunaman4u2
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    Japans deflation is low too idiot... how's QE working out for their bond market? These central bankers are obnoxious.

     

    Guess what, when you print money & give it ALL to bankers its not going to show up in CPI. Wee... a huge wealth gap, that the ticket to long term prosperity for the citizens!
    23 May 2013, 08:00 AM Reply Like
  • Aristiphones
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    it can show up. just..."rather suddenly."
    23 May 2013, 10:19 AM Reply Like
  • flemsnopes
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    Inflation's too low - good one! lol.......
    23 May 2013, 08:44 AM Reply Like
  • Rinascimento
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    What is going on with these Fed officials speaking out in the open? I think he wants Bernanke's job and this is like a job interview
    23 May 2013, 09:29 AM Reply Like
  • winningtrader
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    This is only a part of what he said.
    Bullard: We are not close to the end of QE.
    Bullard: We are actually not even close to the middle of QE.
    Bullard: Hell, haven't really started yet ... just warming up for the real thing. Then watch us go.
    23 May 2013, 09:40 AM Reply Like
  • Rinascimento
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    trader
    You are hired; I have a job for you in the Fed; your job description is a perfect match
    23 May 2013, 09:52 AM Reply Like
  • diadochi
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    I love you guys. :-) As long as the inflationistas/central bank bashers are the majority here on SA the better and better my portfolio does. Now that doesn't prove casuality...
    23 May 2013, 11:00 AM Reply Like
  • flemsnopes
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    You're obviously correct, of course, and your portfolio will likely continue to do better and better for all time. It's just that I can't seem to shake a recurring nightmare about this chart I have linked below.
    http://bit.ly/16ZoCyO
    24 May 2013, 06:02 AM Reply Like
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