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"And if you think that every time you open your mouth around here everyone is going to dance to your tune, you've got another thing coming, Mr. Federal Reserve!"
"Now we just have to sit back and wait for the Fed to bail us out."
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'No, that's not the diameter of an electron. It's the rate I'm currently getting on my Treasury money fund.'
'Apparently, just because we took out a mortgage, the bank now expects us to make some sort of monthly payment.'
'We've got 9 seconds. Explain your life's research on the business cycle and how it applies to the current economy.'
'Don't mind him. He gets this wa every time they start talking about the inverse relationship between bond yields and prices.'
'I'm outta here.'
Bernanke follows in Greenspan's footsteps.
'Actually, we were planning to use the money to buy a box of cereal.'
'One nice thing about being an economist is that I know why I'm here.'
'What's scaring me is that I'm starting to understand some of the Fed's public statements.'
'Your loan application shows you're already guaranteeing $10 trillion, and will have a deficit this year of another $2 trillion -- Pal, we wouldn't lend you Monopoly money.'
'He says everyone knows him as Uncle Sam. Around here we just call him Bailout Benny.'
'The economy can't be all that bad. That shop that sells guns and gold bullion has a line out the door.'
'Someone started a rumor that Ben Bernanke has a cold.'
'We're so heavily in debt, our goal is to get back to broke.'
'There's our signature on the mortgage. Before we go, can I trouble you for a bankruptcy declaration form?'
'Wow, I can remember when they made novelty toilet paper out of fake dollars.'
'All I did was tell him his bonds were backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government.'
Homeless drifter wants his identity stolen.
Ben Bernanke says no recession yet.
Business Fairy Tales.
'Mix more punch! The US Federal Reserve has decided thy want the money bowls refilled.'
Trouble at the U.S. Federal Reserve.