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"Taxpayers are smart and know that any fiscal bone thrown at them today will most likely be...

"Taxpayers are smart and know that any fiscal bone thrown at them today will most likely be snatched back in the future," say analysts from RBS, explaining the shortcomings of fiscal stimulus. "Operation Twist?" Sure the Fed can do it, but don't look for the economy to benefit. Instead, get on board and buy long-dated Treasurys.
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  • new slang
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    Yeah that's completely wrong, taxpayers don't know that, and the government doesn't do it... we just accumulate more debt until we're screwed.
    14 Sep 2011, 02:03 PM Reply Like
  • Tony Petroski
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    My favorite part of the Broadway play "Operation Twist."

     

    (adorable moppet): "Please, some more sir?"
    14 Sep 2011, 02:53 PM Reply Like
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