Jul 8, 2010

The Ability To Backstop The Financial System Is Not There

A year ago we had all these policy bullets. We could push down rates to zero, we had quantitative easing, we could do a budget deficit of 10 percent of GDP or backstop the financial system.

Banks at this point are too big to fail, but also too big to be bailed, especially in Europe where the sovereigns are in trouble and therefore the ability to backstop the financial system is not there.

in www.dailymarkets.com

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