One picture is worth 1000 words.
This puts some teeth in the concept of 'historic lows.'
Ten Year Note Yield with SP 500
Charts courtesy of Ralph Dillon at Global Financial Data
"O God, I thank you that I am not like the rest of humanity, greedy, dishonest, adulterous, or like that tax collector. I fast twice weekly, I pay tithes on my income.’ But the tax collector stood at a distance, and would not even raise his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast and prayed, ‘O God, be merciful to me, a sinner.’ I tell you, the latter went home justified, not the former; for whoever exalts themselves will be humbled, and the one who humbles themself will be exalted.” Lk 18:10-14
The Banks must be restrained, and the financial system reformed, with balance restored to the economy, before there can be any sustainable recovery.