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"(The) monetary transmission mechanism (is) working okay in some places," exclaims Richard...

"(The) monetary transmission mechanism (is) working okay in some places," exclaims Richard Barley, as Siemens (SI) takes advantage of low rates (for some), and issues a 2-year sterling-denominated note paying a coupon of 0.375%. The company is selling longer-term paper as well, planning to use the proceeds to buy back stock.
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  • untrusting investor
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    Smart move by SI, but just more evidence of the Fed, ECB, and central bankers being totally clueless and acting to foster even more income and wealth transfers and inequality worldwide.
    30 Aug 2012, 11:44 AM Reply Like
  • youngman442002
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    I think its a bad idea..just because you can..does not mean any debt is good debt......its still does make their stock options more valueable..
    30 Aug 2012, 11:50 AM Reply Like
  • optionion
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    That's what Greece did when money was cheap for it (her?).
    Look where it is now ...
    31 Aug 2012, 04:54 AM Reply Like
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