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ZeroHedge – Richard Koo Crushes The QE Dream (In 1 Brief Paragraph) – 17 January 2015

ZeroHedgeLate on Friday afternoon, desparate to relive his mid-October ‘world-saving’ heroics, The Fed’s Jim Bullard unleashed some more Fedspeak aimed at the promise of moar money to save the world (i.e. stocks) if things don’t work out. But it is his concluding comment that sparked the most ‘keyboard-smashing-angst’ for those not buying the spoon-fed omnipotence of the central planners. Bullard stated unequivocally that “the lesson of QE is that it works fairly well.” While we are not exactly sure what his definition of ‘works’ is, as the chart below and Richard Koo’s QE-dream-crushing commentary shows, by reflating assets by their hand, the central planners are putting the cart before the horse… and Japan is a perfect example of the vicious economic spiral that leads to

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