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The Fed’s balance sheet exceeds $5 trillion for the first time in history amid the bank’s wave of coronavirus relief efforts
The Fed bought up $355 billion in Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities in the past week to further ease coronavirus-fueled liquidity concerns.
The Fed announces unlimited bond-buying, sets up program to stimulate companies and local governments, in order to combat coronavirus fallout
"While great uncertainty remains, it has become clear that our economy will face severe disruptions. Aggressive efforts must be taken," the Fed said.
The Fed will push its interest rate to zero and issue policy forecasts before considering Treasury "twists" and quantitative easing, the bank said.
"Rate cuts will not help re-stock emptying grocery shelves. Monetary policy is hopeless when supply simply cannot feed demand."
‘Bond King’ Jeff Gundlach says the Fed may start expanding its balance sheet after injecting $128 billion into markets
Expanding the balance sheet is a way of "baby stepping" into quantitative easing, Gundlach said on Tuesday.
The ‘three most dangerous words’ on Wall Street keep coming up. Stock-market bulls should be worried.
More equity analysts are sounding the alarm about the inversion of the 10-year and three-month treasury yields, joining with bond analysts.
"As long as the trade tensions do not escalate into an outright trade war, we see no reason for the ECB to change its June guidance," Berenberg economist Florian Hense said.
The euro slid versus the dollar Thursday after the European Central Bank said it would end its €2.5 trillion bond-buying program at the end of the year and expects to keep rates steady through next summer.
The European Central Bank has been buying bonds for several years, but it's about to stop, and it's a huge moment for global markets.
The ECB announced its latest monetary policy decisions at 12.45 p.m. GMT.