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"Who controls the food supply controls the people; who controls the energy can control whole continents; who controls money can control the world" - Henry Kissinger

and yet...

"Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences" – Robert Louis Stevenson

Larry Summers and Ray Dalio sing Ella Fitzgerald

In response to an FT article by Robin Wigglesworth on 25th August 2015, entitled 'Larry Summers and Ray Dalio flag return of quantitative easing'

There's a shocker...who could possibly have foreseen that...

Please read these words to the tune of an Ella Fitzgerald classic...I'm sure you know which one:

"Summers Time, and the money is easy

Stocks are twitchin, and the debt pile is high

Old Larry's rich, but Dally is richer

So print little Janet, no-one can hear you cry"

Martin Wolf thinks Mr Market is a manic depressive

Larry Summers thinks the Fed looks set to make a dangerous mistake