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So what does the Fed cutting the interest rate really do... for us?

Old 05-01-08, 04:26 PM
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Also, it makes it cheaper for businesses to borrow money to raise capital to bring in more business which would create more jobs.

If this were true, unemployment would not be rising as it has for the past several months. Business is clearly not creating more jobs. Perhaps they are too indebted this time around. It's interesting that the fed considers hyper inflationary $4+ gasoline as well as other commodities more preferable than those with ARMs adn those who lent to them losing their a$$es like they should have. It seems like a bargain with the devil. But really it should come as no surprise. If it's a choice between average Americans or the banks/Wall Street, the fed will back up the banks/Wall Street everytime. Did anyone really believe this would end any differently?

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Old 05-01-08, 07:07 PM
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these things don't work in a week, usually takes 6-9 months

go read the threads from early 2003, most of the liberals were saying the world is ending while the GDP was growing 8% as a result of the rate cuts
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it causes the loss of value in the dollar, the devaluing of the dollar internationally, which greatly worsens the commodity and the oil/gas situation... and greatly increases, and complicates, the looming inflation nightmare that is just over the horizon... that last bit there, the inflation part?... that's gonna be hell, and it's coming fast...

it took 17% to 19% interest rates to get us out of stagflation... everything else had been tried... now >4% is the answer?... laughable... mindless...

and there aren't enough people who see that clearly that go on the 'expert' talk shows to inform the public about it... so many, including here in this thread, parrot and echo what they heard Kudlow or Cramer or the like say on the television, or in a WSJ article, and think they have the 'inside' or accurate information...

it's nonsense... but effectively pushed out as propaganda by the same sort of ignorant, short sighted, self-serving greed that has created every large-scale financial crisis in the nation's history including the Great Depression, not including times of war of course...

those interests merely preyed upon the nation in times of war...

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