On Investors Who Expect QE3 in 2012

Quantitative easing hasn't worked to lower interest rates in the past but has caused a huge uproar from those opposed to the policy in the US. QE is therefore both ineffective and politically-charged. But a lot of people still expect it. Now three weeks ago, I ran a series of articles on this. See the following:

Bill Gross on his expectations for QE3 and more 28 Mar

Daily commentary: On QE3 28 Mar

Quick thoughts on Fed policy and the potential for QE 30 Mar

Video: On the third round of quantitative easing and the US economy 3 Apr

The overall gist here was that the Fed was not going to go QE3 but that it could continue rate easing or attempt to manipulate mortgages by buying up mortgage backed securities. My sense is that if the economy weakens enough, Treasury ra...


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