I was on BNN's headline yesterday (video here) talking to Howard Green and Brian Milner about the IMF and China. Fed Chairman Bernanke's defense of QE and zero rates was a big piece of that conversation. I believe Bernanke's defense is largely meaningless because he is clearly going to have to make an intellectual argument to defend Fed policy. And he has done this. I am a lot more sceptical about what QE and permanent zero mean.
What's more interesting is that IMF head Christine Lagarde used h...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.