China Is Thinking About QE, but What Good Will It Do?

A guard stands in front of an electronic board at the entrance of a bank in Beijing, April 23, 2013. If the PBOC starts quantitative easing, bankers will keep looking happy. (WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)
A guard stands in front of an electronic board at the entrance of a bank in Beijing, April 23, 2013. If the PBOC starts quantitative easing, bankers will keep looking happy. (WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)

Slowly but surely, Beijing central planners are starting to panic. After sending mixed signals to the market over recent weeks, sometimes stimulating, sometimes impeding markets,...

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