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Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank during a press conference in Western Germany.

What’s QE and the ECB got to do with you and me?

Jan 22, 2015
How "quantitative easing" and "European Central Bank" may bring cash to U.S. shores.
Posted In: European Union, ECB, bond buying
Even the Fed has time for the occasional selfie.

Fed set to end its bond buying

Oct 28, 2014
But it will still keep its foot on the gas.
Posted In: Fed, bonds, bond buying, balance sheets
Solar panels on a home rooftop

SolarCity courts customers by selling bonds

Oct 20, 2014
Raising capital isn't SolarCity's number one reason for borrowing.
Posted In: bond buying, solar power, SolarCity
Detroit

Other cities feel sting of Detroit bankruptcy

Jul 22, 2014
If one city doesn't pay up in full, does bond money dry up for everybody else?
Posted In: Detroit bankruptcy, bankruptcy, bond buying

Mortgage applications drop after the Fed takes a little juice out of the bond market

Dec 24, 2013
Applications for home mortgages in the U.S. have dropped to a record low since the Federal Reserve announced its plans to slow its bond-buying program.
Posted In: mortgage, Federal Reserve, bond buying

$4.04 trillion in assets

Dec 19, 2013
As of yesterday, that's how much the Fed held on its books.
Posted In: Fed, bond buying, taper, stimulus

All’s well that tapers well

Dec 18, 2013
On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve announced it will cut its bond-buying program by $10 billion starting January. So what about this whole tapering thing? What’s it gonna mean for you and me and Aunt Mabel?
Posted In: Fed, taper, Bernanke, bond buying, stimulus, QE

Who wins after the Fed's no tapering news?

Sep 20, 2013
After the Fed's surprising announcement that it will continue stimulus spending, there are winners and losers. We sort them out.
Posted In: Fed, FOMC, Ben Bernanke, tapering, stimulus, bond buying

Federal Reserve confounds the economic forecasters

Sep 19, 2013
The Federal Reserve's big surprise: no cuts to bond buying for now, the economy isn't strong enough.
Posted In: Fed, FOMC, tapering, stimulus, bond buying, Economy

European markets surge in reaction to the Fed's decision

Sep 19, 2013
The Federal Reserve's big surprise: no cuts to bond buying for now. And European investors gladly welcome the news.
Posted In: European stock markets, Fed, FOMC, bond buying, stimulus, tapering

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