Leading economist John McCain has 'Eureka' moment - U2 Feedback

Go Back   U2 Feedback > Lypton Village > Free Your Mind > Free Your Mind Archive
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 06-12-2008, 04:27 PM   #1
love, blood, life
financeguy's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Ireland
Posts: 10,122
Local Time: 03:32 AM
Leading economist John McCain has 'Eureka' moment

McCain says "we have to talk up the dollar" - Forbes.com

NASHUA, N.H. (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate John McCain said Thursday it was important to "talk up" the U.S. dollar and short-term steps were needed to strengthen its value.

McCain, the Arizona senator who has wrapped up his party's White House nomination, also repeated his praise for what he interpreted as steps by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to boost the value of the struggling U.S. currency.

"We have to talk up the dollar, obviously, and I'm glad that Bernanke did the other day, and do (need to) take certain short-term steps to try and strengthen the dollar," McCain told a town hall-style campaign event in New Hampshire.

Wow. Why didn't they think of that before?

financeguy is offline  
Old 06-12-2008, 04:36 PM   #2
Rock n' Roll Doggie
Vincent Vega's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Berlin
Posts: 6,739
Local Time: 04:32 AM
He is a real genius.

Vincent Vega is offline  
Old 06-12-2008, 04:52 PM   #3
you are what you is
Salome's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: Netherlands
Posts: 22,054
Local Time: 04:32 AM
I guess it's not so much him saying that they should talk up the dollar but that Ben Bernanke had done just this

according to my colleagues in Treasury Bernanke's speech will indeed result in a short term strengthening of the dollar

but yeah, it is an obvious statement
“Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe.”
~Frank Zappa
Salome is offline  

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:32 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Design, images and all things inclusive copyright © Interference.com