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The Federal Reserve Stimulus Clash, Explained



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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell are fighting over the future of the Fed’s Main Street Lending Program. This debate has rolled over into the current congressional stimulus debate. Here’s what’s going on with this debate.


The Federal Reserve Bails Out REPO Markets for $75 Billion



The Federal Reserve Just engaged in a large bailout of the short term lending REPO market. Here’s exactly what’s going on in this ongoing news story.