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PIMCO's Bill Gross - Central Banks Are in the "Driver's Seat"

February 22, 2013 | About:

Bill Gross was on CNBC to dissect the noises coming out of the Federal Reserve. Like the investing greats of years gone by, Gross first shares his thoughts with a "tweet" and then appears on CNBC to explain further what the tweet means.

Gross' current views:

- The Federal Reserve and foreign holders of U.S. Treasuries are fully in control of bond yields, the "bond vigilantes" are not large enough to offset these government influences.

- That leaves it up to the government to be responsible since the market isn't going to be able to move interest rates higher.

- Gross thinks that the Fed needs to focus more on asset prices in addition to inflation.

- Not focusing on asset prices during the tech bubble and housing bubble meant the Fed did not realize the huge damage these bubble can eventually do to the economy.



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