Share this page:
Stay connected:
Welcome to the Citywire Money Forums, where members share investment ideas and discuss everything to do with their money.

You'll need to log in or set up an account to start new discussions or reply to existing ones. See you inside!



Petition to stop QE
sam sparks
Posted: 15 October 2016 10:48:45(UTC)

Joined: 09/01/2012(UTC)
Posts: 15

Thanks: 2 times
Was thanked: 10 time(s) in 5 post(s)
Stephen B.;38418 wrote:
The problem isn't debt, it's saving - if savings keep building up without being spent you have to keep creating new money to replace them in the circulating economy, and you're potentially building up trouble for the future if the savings begin to be spent again at some point. It's similar to the problem companies have with loyalty points - if people don't redeem them and they don't expire companies could eventually find that they have a huge overhang which could potentially wipe out their profits for a long period if they were all spent at once. (Maybe I've missed it but I don't think any company publishes their outstanding exposure to loyalty points ...)

Nonsense. Flawed assumptions, unsupported assertions, and specious reasoning.

2 PagesPrevious page12
+ Reply to discussion


Other markets