venerdì 26 agosto 2011

Come (non) uscire dalla crisi

Dopo aver risolto il problema del debito pubblico innalzando il debito pubblico, il nostro genio della tundra ne ha escogitata un'altra. Ricordate la crisi dei subprime?

Fannie Mae, the nation's biggest underwriter of home mortgages, has been under increasing pressure from the Clinton Administration to expand mortgage loans among low and moderate income people and felt pressure from stock holders to maintain its phenomenal growth in profits.
(NYT)

Il Compagno Presidente ora vuole praticamente fare la stessa cosa per risolvere la crisi occupazionale:


At the center of the Panic of 2008 were defaults on cheap mortgages for Americans with poor credit. The latest idea to reverse the resulting recession is for the government to offer cheap mortgages to Americans with poor credit.
There have been rumblings for weeks that the economic plan to be offered by President Obama after he returns from his vacation would be aimed, at least in part, at trying to re-inflate the American housing market.
Nearly non-existent interest rates, tax-rebates and free money for banks that refinanced underwater borrowers have not worked to reverse perhaps the steepest slide in home values ever. Even when there was hope for recovery, home values kept descending.
(FOX News)

Speriamo che Tremonti non si faccia strane idee...

mercoledì 24 agosto 2011