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Why Financial Repression Will Fail
Seeking Alpha ^ | November 15, 201 | Ron Hera

Posted on 11/16/2012 9:25:50 AM PST by arthurus

Measures that began as emergency interventions became routine, suggesting a new economic paradigm. In the new paradigm, big banks, politicians and academics would decide what market outcomes, e.g., bankruptcies, interest rates or bond yields, would be permitted, as well as when to apply accounting rules, regulations and laws. Despite increased centralization of decision making and greatly expanded powers, however, policymakers were unable to repair the financial system. Instead, mounting government debt led to de facto financial repression.

Financial repression occurs when governments channel funds into their own sovereign bonds ...

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government
KEYWORDS: collapse; economy

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