Economics Weekly by Lloyds TSB

The Bank of England (BoE) and the European Central Bank (ECB) are expected to leave interest rates on hold at their monthly meetings on Thursday, and we expect neither of the two Banks to make changes to previously announced non-standard […]

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Fed Monetization – Not What It Buys, but How Much of Anything It Buys

Last week the Fed announced that it would purchase $300 billion of longer-maturity Treasury securities. The mainstream media got all excited, talking about the Fed “printing money.” Last