Submitted by Tyler Durden on 03/26/2012 08:15 -0400
Curious why futures and PMs both soared out of the gate at 8am? Look no further than the Chairman of the Federal CTRL-Preserve who is speaking at the National Association for Business Economics and just made a very strong hint that the New QE (or is that the NEWER QE) is coming. And there are those mocking Bill Gross for saying the April FOMC would lead to the next QE announcement (something we expounded on extensively yesterday). And here is the most idiotic statement uttered by the Fed: “If this hypothesis is wrong and structural factors are in fact explaining much of the increase in long-term unemployment, then the scope for countercyclical policies to address this problem will be more limited. Even if that proves to be the case, however, we should not conclude that nothing can be done.” Recall what JPM said about central planning breaking the virtuous cycle just two days ago. The Fed has just admitted it… but it does not mean that the Fed will be forced to print print print infinitely more. After all, it’s all there is.
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