Tag: bernanke

Bernanke’s Magic Hat

“The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew, and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country.”...

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Federal Reserve Actions: Goose Eggs

Remember that game we used to play as children? Now the Fed is playing: Cut, Cut, Cut, Cut, GOOSE, Cut, Cut – GOOSE!

Below is a great chart from Investor’s Business Daily that illustrates how the recent actions, policies and interventions have helped(?) the equity markets. While the Fed’s primary goal...

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Bernanke’s Junk Exchange

Just when you least expect it, the hat is taken out to the street, looking for some help. This, the latest in a series of moves to try to open up some of the clogged credit markets. Overall it was a good thought as it had the intent of propping...

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