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Quantitative Easing – A Case Study in the Limitations of Monetary Policy

As you might guess, add me to the list of hind-sighters looking back and calling Quantitative Easing a failed policy. The idea and intentions were good, but any objective observer can only conclude that this has been a perfect case … Continue reading

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And So Here Comes QE3

And so it is finally here; QE3 has been effectively announced by the Federal Reserve today, with monthly asset purchases continuing via Operation Twist and expanding via further mortgage backed securities purchases. The goal: continue to drive long term rates … Continue reading

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The Impact of Federal Reserve Quantitative Easing

The impact of Federal Reserve quantitative easing in 2010-2011, like many economically stimulative programs, is hard to measure. What we can we say about the most recently completed round of stimulus really can only be based on what the expectations … Continue reading

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