Central Banks Printed $20 Trillion and Now Own the Markets! Can They Prevent A Collapse?

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Do you think that the markets are under siege by the central banks? Or are central banks trying to prevent a collapse?

There’s a strange situation today, particularly evident in 2020. Central banks are buying everything. Different central banks are doing things at a different speed, with different nuances. But let’s face it, they print money out of thin air by adding zeros on a computer, buying assets that do not exist, and are very adamant in the public that they’re helping the middle class. Instead consider another, more realistic possibility…


Assets: Total Assets: Total Assets (Less Eliminations From Consolidation): Wednesday Level (WALCL) | FRED | St. Louis Fed


Central Bank Assets for Euro Area (11-19 Countries) (ECBASSETSW) | FRED | St. Louis Fed


Bank of Japan: Total Assets for Japan (JPNASSETS) | FRED | St. Louis Fed


Balance Sheets


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