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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?

Fed tapering: Bernanke okays plan to trim bond-buying

Dec 18, 2013
The long awaited move has come. The Fed says its going to cut its monthly asset purchases by $10 billion.

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.

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.

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.

So what's Quantitative Easing anyway?

Sep 18, 2013
About 75 percent of Americans couldn't identify the bond buying program from a multiple choice list. So it's not too late to ask: Quantitative Easing entails the FED buying bonds to keep interest rates down and encourage lending.

Surprise! Fed torpedoes the taper, for now

Sep 18, 2013
Experts predicted the Fed would reduce bond buying, but economic concerns means that the stimulus will continue.

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Traders expect Federal Reserve to scale back on bond buying

Sep 17, 2013
The Fed may scale back on stimulus spending.

Tapering tops the agenda at the Federal Reserve

Sep 17, 2013
The Fed buys billions of dollars worth of bonds each month to pump cash into our financial system. The question in front of the the Fed Board today: when should they start to slow the buying down.