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  •  So why don't they like him? (0+ / 0-)

    The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt. Bertrand Russell

    by accumbens on Wed Jul 31, 2013 at 11:53:42 AM PDT

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    •  I suspect (1+ / 0-)
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      Partly because of your original proposition - they are more certain that she will continue Bernanke's policies. MOr importantly "the market" also seems to like calm and predictbaiity, no scares or sudden surprises. Summers has a reputation of being a bit of a loose cannon who speaks before he thinks.

      “Texas is a so-called red state, but you’ve got 10 million Democrats here in Texas. And …, there are a whole lot of people here in Texas who need us, and who need us to fight for them.” President Obama

      by Catte Nappe on Wed Jul 31, 2013 at 12:11:06 PM PDT

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    •  I think they just like her more. (2+ / 0-)
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      She's an experienced central banker, an expert on central banking policy, and an effective communicator and consensus builder, which is important because of how the committee works.

      Art is the handmaid of human good.

      by joe from Lowell on Wed Jul 31, 2013 at 12:11:13 PM PDT

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