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People leave the Societe Generale bank headquarters Wednesday Feb.20, 2008 outside Paris.
People leave the Societe Generale bank headquarters Wednesday Feb.20, 2008 outside Paris.
(Remy de la Mauviniere/AP)

SocGen strategist: QE is making things worse

Feeling overly optimistic about rising equity markets, improving economic prospects or the return of more normal financial conditions? Here’s a sure cure: Spend a couple of hours with Albert Edwards, a cheerful uber-bear who has been offering up a consistently bleak world view since before the tech-stock bubble years of the late 1990s.