quantitative easing


Is the end of quantitative easing near?

May 24, 2013
Federal Reserve's Ben Bernanke is cautiously optimistic.
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What 'Star Wars' has to do with QE

May 24, 2013
In a week when markets have cringed at the mention of a retreat from the Fed's quantitative easing, or QE, we take a look at the history of the measure some have called a Jedi mind trick...with a little help from 'Star Wars.'
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Quantitative easing is here to stay: Analyst

Mar 20, 2013
Juli Niemann, analyst with Smith, Moore & Company, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to explain why the Federal Reserve is likely to continue with quantitative easing.
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Federal Reserve meets, considers future of quantitative easing

Mar 20, 2013
The Federal Reserve is finishing up a meeting today in Washington, to which many economists and investors are looking for signs of just how long the central bank intends to keep up its aggressive monetary easing.
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Global markets tank on concerns over Federal Reserve meeting

Feb 21, 2013
On Wednesday, the central bank released meeting minutes which showed division over whether to continue its stimulative policy of quantitative easing.
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Expectations shift as Fed releases new details

Jan 9, 2013
The Federal Reserve has released the minutes from its meeting in mid-December where the Fed's announced a major shift in it's policy.
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Fed expected to continue 'QE3'

Dec 11, 2012
Fed boards hopes to nurture housing recovery with purchase of mortgage-backed securities.
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How QE3 could help the economy

Sep 14, 2012
Yesterday Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke laid out the Fed's new economic stimulus plan. It's round 3 of so-called quantitative easing. The Fed will buy $40 billion worth of mortgage-backed securities every month, until it decides the economy has improved.
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Federal Reserve announces QE3

Sep 13, 2012
Chairman Ben Bernanke revealed that Federal Reserve is proceeding with a third round of quantitative easing. How will this help the economy?
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The pros and cons of a possible QE3

Sep 13, 2012
Later today, the Federal Reserve wraps up a two day policy-setting meeting. The big question is whether they'll launch another round of "quantitative Easing" -- buying up bonds to inject some money and a bit more pep into the U.S. economy.
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