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Follow Up: More On Quantitative Easing, This Time In Handy Musical Form…

November 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Just For Fun · Macroeconomics

Last week I wrote about what on earth quantitative easing is and whether we should all be running to our secret underground economic bunkers. This week I present the latest from Merle Hazard, this time with his buddy Curtis Threadneedle:

In related news, the Fed announced yesterday that it was going to increase the money supply by $600 billion via quantitative easing. (Bet that got your attention, right?) What does this mean? Luckily, the folks over at NPR’s Planet Money have created a handy little interactive translation tool to help us normal humans follow along…and I have GOT to figure out how to get that tool for my site. (The page for the tool says “Contact us if you have an idea for how to use it.” They should be careful what they wish for.)

P.S. Has anyone noticed the unusually large overlap between the “Macroeconomics” category and the “Just For Fun” category? I contend that it’s oddly appropriate… =P

Tags: Just For Fun · Macroeconomics

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  • 1 Dr. Goose // Nov 5, 2010 at 12:17 am

    Said Bernanke: “I wish I were abler
    To stimulate use of our labor,
    So I’ll cheapen our bucks
    And we’ll export more trucks,
    Which is sometimes called ‘Beggar Thy Neighbor.'”

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