It's not the government's job to make stocks go up. It's their job to ensure stability and confidence to counter the fear and panic now so prevalent all over the world. Markets will find their own equilibrium when that happens.
Bear markets are difficult experiences, but they provide unique prospects. I believe we will look at the present U.S. stock market valuations as perhaps the best investment opportunity of a generation.
Imagine a world in which Uncle Sam is the monopoly supplier of bananas, in the same way that he is now the monopoly supplier of money; eventually people will become anxious about future decisions of the banana board.