"I don't see any reason to think we need a QE3. We're in a soft patch today. We still have positive growth. I think expectations earlier this year were way too high, 3 percent or higher gross domestic product, I think we're going to be in the span of 2-ish percent, 2 and a half percent for the entire year and the issues around QE2, it's been telegraphed for months and months and we've seen interest rates down 60 basis points and the whole reason is investors are de-risking...they're frightened of the world and all these issues we have in front of us."
Larry Fink: Don't Do Buybacks This Year Or Else I'll Write Another Stern Letter Next Year
Or why blaming buybacks on short-termism is like blaming unplanned pregnancies on the Weeknd.
Charlie Gasparino: Larry Fink Wants A Piece Of Tim Geithner
According to CG, there's a desk at BlackRock waiting for the former Treasury Secretary when he's ready.