Citi Economist: Downgrade Could Prompt QE3

If U.S. sovereign debt receives a rating downgrade—a move Standard &Poor’s is threatening even without a default—a third round of quantitative easing is likely in early 2012, according to Willem Buiter, chief economist for Citigroup.

  • 25 Jul 2011
 

 Ben Bernanke

If U.S. sovereign debt receives a rating downgrade—a move Standard &Poor’s is threatening even without a default—a third round of quantitative easing is likely in early 2012, according to Willem Buiter, chief economist for Citigroup. Buiter predicted a downgrade to spark yet ...

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