We need to let interest rates rise to market levels, and allow the economy to restructure without government interference. We need to stop beating a dead horse and hitch our wagon to an animal that can really pull.
The process will be painful for many, but like ripping off a band-aid, the pain will be over relatively quickly. However, since a painful restructuring means recession, politicians resist the cure with every fiber of their beings.
So instead of a genuine recovery, one that will provide productive jobs and rising living standards, we get a phony recovery that produces neither. - in MarketPlayground
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