Overland Park KS Homes for sale & Johnson County Real Estate Blog: January 2008

Gallon of GAS $5, Gallon of Milk $6, kissing Wall Streets butt Priceless

The FED lowered interest rate again today. While this will hit the headlines as great news, I am viewing it as a  a double edged sword . On one hand this will potentially help the real estate market. Lower interest rates could help move cautious buyers of the fence. It could help create a refi boom for my lender friends. While it will be seen as a proactive move by our government to prevent a recession I have to wonder how did we get here? and Are we letting the culprits off Scott free?

The FED decided that economic stimulation was more important than inflation, while most of us are struggling with the every day essentials already. How long will it be before gas hit's $5 a gallon, milk $6 a gallon. So the question I really want to ask is? Will Wall Street ever be held accountable for their actions anymore? I don't see the government lining up to bail me out of crappy investment into Krispy Kreme donuts. Before we all start shouting hooray let's make sure we realize the long term costs to all of us. Please don't take my word for it, let me know what you think.

 

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