Those of you who think that “quantitative easing” means that we’ve relaxed the general education requirements might consider cracking a newspaper — or the virtual equivalent.
This second round of quantitative easing, or QE2 for short, is all over the news because the Federal Reserve Board (the Fed, not “the feds”) plans to “inject” $600 billion into circulation. Out of thin air. Wa la.
Not everyone is happy about this, and by not everyone, I mean the Brazilians and the Chinese. Keep an eye on this one.