low interest rates
"Mr. Bernanke told CNBC last year that, "Our policies have contributed to a stronger stock market just as they did in March 2009 when we did the first iteration of this program." No kidding. But as a policy tool, low interest rates are like using gasoline to light your charcoal grill. You may singe your eyebrows, but it will certainly light the coals. The question is will the coals stay lit when the gasoline burns off."
"Low interest rates are like the financial version of Frosted Mini-Wheats. They have two very different sides."
"Kees de Kort and I almost totally agree in the matter of the future development of bond rates, as a consequence of the official interest rates, set by the central banks. Low interest rates are like 'Hotel California': you can check in any time you want, but you can never leave!"
"Most of what is done here for business reflects mis-allocated capital that has been made available by like over 7 years of very low interest rates from the Federal Reserve. In a kind of economic Keynesianism for the rich. On the bright side how ever distasteful it has been it has helped the economy of the nation limp along, but I guess you can only not make a profit for so long before the free money is taken away."
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