Bernanke sees the need for QE3 given the magnitude of headwinds still facing the economy.
Expectations are low that the super committee will address high debt level issues, undermining investor confidence in both politicians and the economy.
The Fed announcement largely articulates a strategy that was widely telegraphed and anticipated.
The issuance of Eurobonds would add significant credibility to addressing the massive European debt problem.
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Insurance against an unforeseeable, market-imploding catastrophe has itself become marketable. Is it worth it?
The European country can 'kick the can' and put off fixing its debt woes for a few more years.
A joint statement from the leaders of both political parties recommending both spending cuts in entitlements and revenue-raising strategies would get us past this problem.
If you think Japan's earthquake and tsunami are the final events securing the demise of the nation's economy, think again.