Home Tags Quantitative Easing

Tag: Quantitative Easing

A man walks past the U.S. Federal Reserve in Washington October 12, 2016.

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.
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 26: Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell arrives for a news conference on September 26, 2018 in Washington, DC. The Fed raised short-term interest rates by a quarter percentage point as expected today, with market watchers expecting one more increase this year and three more in 2019.

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.

BANK OF AMERICA: These are the Fed’s 4 main tools for combating coronavirus’s economic fallout

The Fed will push its interest rate to zero and issue policy forecasts before considering Treasury "twists" and quantitative easing, the bank said.

‘Whatever it takes’: Here’s what 4 experts are saying about the Fed’s surprise rate cut

"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.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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.
Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank (ECB) waits for the start of the European Banking Congress in the Old Opera house in Frankfurt, November 21, 2014.

European Central Bank leaves policy on hold as it winds down to its summer vacation

"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.
ECB President Draghi waits to address EU Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee in Brussels

Euro slides after ECB says it will end its 2.5 trillion euro bond-buying program

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 just called time on its $3 trillion stimulus program

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 euro jumped above $1.25 to a fresh 3-year high after the ECB’s first meeting of 2018

The ECB announced its latest monetary policy decisions at 12.45 p.m. GMT.