“The 2008 Crisis Didn’t Come From Nowhere,” Jim Grant Slams The Fed’s Utopian World Of “Economic Sleepwalking”

Saturday, November 7, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden
ZeroHedge.com
11/07/2015

Central bank’s experimental policies are only hurting America instead of leading the nation into financial prosperity, exclaims James Grant, editor of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer. “The Fed is a relic of the age of command and control. The Fed is an anachronism,” Grant tells Bloomberg TV in this excellent interview, “The Fed ought to get out of the business of masterminding ‘the American enterprise,’ what we call the U.S. economy.” Central bankers, Grant adds, by pressing rates to nothing, have given rise to this “very pleasant kind of inflation we call bull markets.” While bull markets are great insofar as they reflect what is actually going on, “they are very dangerous to the extent that they are the artificial creation of artificial interest rates.”

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