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The Federal Reserve’s New Main Street Lending Program, Explained



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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is restarting a great depression era program where the Federal Reserve buys bank’s loans to medium sized companies. This program is similar to their bond buying program, but considered to be riskier by analysts. Here’s what’s happening.


The Federal Reserve Goes All In On Liquidity; Unlimited Quantitative Easing and REPO Interventions Explained



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Today the Federal Reserve announced unlimited quantitative easing measures to stimulate liquidity in the markets. This, combined with the Federal Reserve’s actions in the REPO overnight markets, is an attempt to get banks to make more loans to consumers. Here is exactly what’s happening.