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CTyankee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-22-08 03:25 PM
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2. Canyou walk us through this process? So the gov't prints more money, then what?
Sorry to be so dense but my econ course in grad school didn't cover this (I was a Liberal Studies student, not an econ student).
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  -Get ready to hear a new buzz word..."Quantitative easing" (aka debt monetization). roamer65  Nov-22-08 02:55 PM   #0 
  - About time. There is literally just about zero inflation risk. The commodities bubble is dead and  Zynx   Nov-22-08 03:03 PM   #1 
  - Canyou walk us through this process? So the gov't prints more money, then what?  CTyankee   Nov-22-08 03:25 PM   #2 
  - Basically... the Fed will convert just about any bond that they can get their hands on into cash.  roamer65   Nov-22-08 03:37 PM   #4 
     - you mean federal bonds?  CTyankee   Nov-22-08 04:18 PM   #10 
  - refer to this george carlin video about euphemisms ...  msongs   Nov-22-08 03:32 PM   #3 
  - Thank you.  liberalmuse   Nov-22-08 03:38 PM   #5 
  - Picking your poison - Hyperinflation vs. Deflation  Dover   Nov-22-08 03:40 PM   #6 
  - I'm constantly amazed how so many con artists can create new phrases to cover their crimes. n/t  jody   Nov-22-08 03:53 PM   #7 
  - The Fed has been trying to inflate for at least 2 quarters..  girl gone mad   Nov-22-08 03:54 PM   #8 
  - there is only one SANE way to totally pay off the National Debt in our lifetime  sam sarrha   Nov-22-08 03:57 PM   #9 
  - They've already made $2 TRILLION in emergency loans. How much more liquidity  soothsayer   Nov-22-08 04:29 PM   #11 
 

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