Mish has a translation into "Non Financial Guy" although the original link is pretty good, too. From the BMO piece:
ConclusionsGee didn't Helicopter Ben say everything is just peachy? Can't understand why people might want to buy gold?
We see credit crisis II as just beginning. Few markets are untouched. Few signs of optimism can be seen. We are now at the tipping point when the crisis becomes more obvious. Markets will get more dangerous during this phase.
We advocate a zero weight toward equity, and that investors convert their equity positions to cash.
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Asked whether a double-dip recession is likely, Mr. Bernanke repeated a reassurance he offered Monday that he doesn’t think so. The Fed is forecasting moderate growth in the 3.5% range, with modest declines in unemployment, and it’s sticking with that forecast. An important transition could be underway for the economy — away from government support and toward private demand, he noted. That’s a formula for continuing expansion.