Why? If savings come out the other end as investment.

They don't always. Even if they do, investment doesn't help if it doesn't have anywhere to go. Right now the economy is not investment-limited, it's demand-limited (as you can tell by e.g. low returns on investment).

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by MrMind 1 min read17th Nov 2014329 comments

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