- Source: Washingtonpost
The Fed’s statement announcing its third round of quantitative easing is out. The big story is that they will buy $85 billion in new assets including $40 billion in mortgage backed securities every month until the end of the year.
The key here, which differentiates this from QEI and QEII, is that the commitment is open-ended — the Fed has committed to continuing the buys if the economic situation is not significantly improved at the end of the year.
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