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Avoiding a Taper Tantrum; The Federal Reserve’s Money Printing/Bond Buying Program, Explained



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Since the start of the pandemic, the Federal Reserve has been engaging in an unlimited bond buying program to sure up struggling companies’ finances. With the economy recovering, the question is whether they should begin tapering these purchases. This could either lead to an enormous negative correction in markets or financial markets regaining independence. Here is what that conversation looks like.


America’s Soaring 2021 Inflation Rates, Explained



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The Federal Reserve is closely monitoring inflation in the United States. After months of loose monetary policy, inflation rates just spiked to 4.2% last month. This leaves the Federal Reserve asking how much of these cost increases are based on inflation versus recovering from the pandemic. Here’s exactly what’s happening.


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.