Sunday, September 16, 2012

Peter Schiff: Fed Launches Operation Screw, Goes All-In on Quantitative Easing

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Peter Schiff

Operation Screw: The Fed Goes All-In on QE

The geniuses at the Federal Reserve have concocted a bold new plan to revive the U.S. economy -- print a bunch of money, loan it to Americans at super low interest rates so they can speculate on rising real estate prices, extract the appreciated equity and spend it on consumer goods. In other words, build an economy of real estate, by real estate, and for real estate. The only problem is we've been there and done that. The last time it almost destroyed the U.S.economy.

I guess almost isn't quite good enough for the Fed, so now it's determined to finish the job. These actions will destroy Americans' savings and hurt people on fixed incomes. To protect yourself, I recommend a strategy of foreign equities, commodities, and gold and silver.

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