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Federal Reserve links
policy moves to economic
targets for first time

The Hill [Washington, DC], by Peter Schroeder

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/12/2012 1:19:58 PM

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday promised to keep interest rates near zero until unemployment dips below 6.5 percent or inflation climbs above 2.5 percent, linking monetary policy to specific targets for the first time. The central bank also announced it was expanding its efforts at "quantitative easing," and is now committed to buying $45 billion in Treasury bonds per month, beginning in 2013, to complement the monthly purchases of $40 billion in mortgage debt that are already underway. Setting explicit, numerical targets for Fed action is a new effort by

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Oh great! QE4. s/o It´s getting to the point where you don´t know what to do to keep your money safe.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dr.lakerman, 12/12/2012 1:22:49 PM     (No. 9061776)

The price of gold and silver will go up, by alot. There is not really anywhere else to preserve the value of one´s money.
This policy by the federal reserve is absolutely insane, and will continue the devaluation of the U.S. dollar.
We are entering the New Zimbabwe phase of our economy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: stablemoney, 12/12/2012 1:26:02 PM     (No. 9061783)

Real inflation is already at 8%. The Fed easing will only fund Obama´s credit card, will not help unemployment, and will get the same result we have had for the last 4 years. I am sick of fools.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Hammock, 12/12/2012 4:19:26 PM     (No. 9062104)

These are not fools, but blatant thieves.

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