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Fed unveils QE3, now for some good analogies

Sep 13, 2012
The Federal Reserve announced its third round of quantitative easing Thursday to help stimulate the economy. You've heard the explainers. You've seen the videos. Now, let's review all the analogies.
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Is the Federal Reserve above politics?

Sep 13, 2012
Cries of politics haunt past election-year decisions on monetary policy.
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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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Wholesale prices rise in August

Sep 13, 2012
The Federal Reserve wraps up its two day policy meeting today. It's expected to announce whether it will pump more stimulus money into the U.S. economy. Meanwhile, we just got inflation numbers for August. Wholesale prices increased 1.7 percent last month -- the biggest jump in three years.
Posted In: inflation, gas prices, food prices, Federal Reserve

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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What QE3 would mean for the economy

Sep 13, 2012
The Federal Reserve wraps up its two day policy meeting today. It's expected to announce whether it will pump more stimulus money into the U.S. economy.
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The economic effects of quantitative easing

Sep 11, 2012
Marketplace's Paddy Hirsch explains what QE3 is supposed to do for the economy.
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Will the Federal Reserve step in, again?

Sep 10, 2012
At its two-day meeting this week the big question on every economists' mind: Will the Fed announce another round of economic stimulus?
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QE3 ahoy!

Sep 7, 2012
Today's gloomy jobs report makes another round of quantitative easing a lot more likely.
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After Europe's bond move, all eyes on the Fed

Sep 7, 2012
The European Central Bank says it will buy sovereign bonds to prop up ailing economies. What will the Federal Reserve do next week?
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