Please Understand This

There are few issues in this geopolitical environment as important as the actions of Central Banks and their consequences.

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The world as we know it is changing quickly.  More people need to understand how we’ve arrived at this point and be prepared.  We have been driven to crisis after crisis due to the arrogance and ignorance of Central Bankers.  No one says it better than David Stockman.

“Larry Summers is a pretentious Keynesian fool, but I refer to him as the Great Thinker’s Vicar on Earth for a reason. To wit, every time the latest experiment in Keynesian intervention fails——as 84 months of ZIRP and massive QE clearly have—–he can be counted on to trot out a new angle on why still another interventionist experiment or state sponsored financial fraud is just the ticket.

Right now he is leading the charge for the greatest stroke of foolishness yet conceived. Namely, negative interest rates based on the rubbish theory that the “natural” money market rate of interest is at an extraordinarily low point. Accordingly, the central bank should drive the “policy rate” to sub-zero levels in order to achieve the appropriate level of “accommodation” in an economy that refuses to attain “escape velocity”.”

Read more at David Stockman’s Contra Corner!

 

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