Paul Krugman: QE3 Should Have Been ‘More Stronger’ (Quote Of The Day)

Quote Of The Day: QE3 Should Have Been “More Stronger” (ZeroHedge, Sep 14, 2012):

A $4 trillion Fed balance sheet in 15 months (40% increase) and guess who is not happy. Yup, you got it.

From Bloomberg:

Nobel-prize winning economist Paul Krugman said that the third round of Federal Reserve asset purchases announced yesterday may be too small of a stimulus for the struggling U.S. economy.

The Princeton University economist, speaking at an event in Sao Paulo today, said that the Ben S. Bernanke’s pledge to buy $40 billion of mortgage debt a month could’ve included a commitment to maintain the asset purchase program for an extended period of time or until the unemployment rate falls to a targeted level.

“The change in tone is important but I would have liked a more stronger [sic] statement,” Krugman said. “It leaves things a bit unclear.”

When one hears such brilliance, what can one say but… Krugman.

And as a reminder

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