May 2, 2012

US Treasuries Are Junk Bonds

As far as I am concerned, U.S. Treasuries are junk bonds. And the only reason that the U.S. government can pay the interest on the debt, and I say ‘pay’ in quotes because we never pay our bills. We borrow the money so we pretend to pay, but the only reason we can do it is because the Fed has got interest rates so artificially low. - in CNBC Asia

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