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Maybe the best reason the Fed needs to undertake QE3 is its balance sheet has stopped expanding,...

Maybe the best reason the Fed needs to undertake QE3 is its balance sheet has stopped expanding, i.e., to do nothing is to allow tight monetary policy. The last time the adjusted monetary base turned negative on a Y/Y basis, writes John Carney, we got QE2.
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  • into dark shadows
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    Best Reason?
    W.T.F.!

     

    For who you imbecile?
    Lets see, oil at $96 a barrel?
    The Middle East Killing our Ambassador?
    The Muslim Brotherhood at the White House?

     

    But all we need is Bubble Blowin' Ben and the QE stun gun?

     

    We are so asleep even this atrocity is nothing QE can touch?
    QE can fix everything,
    don't you know?
    12 Sep 2012, 05:03 PM Reply Like
  • Storm Warning
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    Hard to agree with this when previous QEs have resulted in so much cash on the sidelines waiting to be put to work.
    12 Sep 2012, 07:26 PM Reply Like
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