the fed isn't just lowering interest rates..the fed is also directly participating the open markets buying stock and bonds. okay why is this bad? it seems nobody has a problem with the gov't manipulating the markets? isn't market manipulation illegal.? i tell yo why it's bad...buyers get ripped off by the gov't. in higher prices. F U FED!!! The FED will pay for this eithe the FED will be dead. or the FED destroys the US economy or the FED will be audited for embezzling money to wall street scum and bailouts.. these banks are private businessss...and creditors are private businessse.