quantitative easing

Here are ten issues that offer some views to explain the stock market gains, even as the reopening of America's economy is still in the beginning stages.
Jon C. Ogg
The U.S. economy has already seen its short-term interest rates taken down to zero-percent, and the Federal Reserve has injected trillions of dollars into the economy with asset purchases and other...
Jon C. Ogg
Now that the U.S. Federal Reserve has committed to yet another round of massive asset purchases, it’s important to understand just how much quantitative easing there is in the world. On top of...
Jon C. Ogg
The United States government has been unleashing an unprecedented flood of money to stabilize the economy and act as stimulus. Interest rates are already now back at zero-percent, and the Federal...
Jon C. Ogg
The Federal Reserve has gone out of its way to assure financial markets that it is entering into full-blown easing and stabilizing mode. In an unprecedented move for a Sunday, ahead of the global...
Jon C. Ogg
One of the biggest concerns in the financial markets at this time is that governments and central banks have few obvious policy tools to help keep their economies going if what was seen in China...
Jon C. Ogg
There may not be widespread global recession now, but some economies are more at risk than others. Japan may be at risk of entering a technical recession.
Jon C. Ogg
The European Central Bank pledged on Thursday to cut its large program of bond buying. On the surface that sounds like the beginning of the end of quantitative easing.
Jon C. Ogg
Forget about being too nervous about the Federal Reserve hiking interest rates. In the September FOMC meeting, Janet Yellen and the FOMC have indicated that most Fed governors are expecting just one...
Jon C. Ogg
Wednesday, September 20, 2017, will mark the Federal Reserve’s September Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting announcement. The announcement also will include forecasts by the Federal...
Jon C. Ogg
Janet Yellen and the Federal Open Market Committee have confirmed what the market was bracing for (or hoping for) — a Fed Funds rate hike. What is also now on the table is that the Federal...
Jon C. Ogg
With all eyes on the Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee and an expected rate hike this week, it is easy to forget that there is a whole wide world out there with other nations and other...
Jon C. Ogg
The view of 24/7 Wall St. is that investors and economic watchers need to pay more attention to FOMC commentary and implications of the Federal Reserve's balance sheet rather than the formal rate...
Jon C. Ogg
President Draghi announced on Thursday that the European Central Bank was going to extend its purchases of assets in 2017 but that the amount of monthly buying would be less than it has been in 2016.
Jon C. Ogg
Credit Suisse is joining the ranks of those who are bracing for even higher interest rates. The firm warned of a real risk that bond yields could rise more than expected.
Jon C. Ogg