Economic stuff is easy but plenty of people work hard to make it a nightmare so we end up deciding to let them manage it (and make a profit, a humongous profit, on the way).
QE, quantitaive easing... the new economic nightmare design. And there is a QE2.
Then, QE hits the fan and... that's all for an introduction, simply watch the video below, it is excellent and fun, and very serious. (source: zerohedge)