In an earlier post, I noted that John Stewart had pointed out that the Fed’s .5% rate cut had helped stock market investors, a.k.a. speculators, and had hurt ordinary savers with interest bearing savings accounts. I omitted one other class, borrowers or debtors, whose interest rates will also be cut.

So, the Fed action aided speculators, hurt savers, and aided debtors. So, it’s encouraging borrowing money to speculate in the stock market. That’s definitely the behavior we want to encourage — NOT!

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