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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.


A Federal Reserve Emergency Rate Cut and $700 Billion Quantitative Easing Program Explained



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The Federal Reserve just had an emergency session where they cut the Federal Funds rate by 100 points. The federal funds rate is now a quarter of a percentage point. At the same time they have escalated their quantitative easing program to buy five hundred billion dollars worth of Treasury Bills and two hundred billion dollars worth of Mortgage Backed Securities. Here’s what the Federal Reserve hoped would happen, what actually happened, and why it matters.


The Federal Reserve’s 1.5 Trillion Dollar Repo Market Injection Explained



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The Federal Reserve just announced that they are going to be providing one point five trillion dollars in short term loans to financial institutions in order to keep the markets liquid. Here is exactly what happened and what it all means.