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What is quantitative easing?

By The Economist
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 7:40 EDT
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AMERICA’S Federal Reserve surprised markets in December by starting to “taper” its programme of monthly purchases of government and mortgage bonds—a process known as “quantitative easing”, or QE—from $85 billion a month to $75 billion. Some worry…



 
 
 
 
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