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Some remarks of the recent "quantitative easing" action take by FED

Sabin Rizescu, Cristian Stanciu, Dracea Raluca () and Cristi Spulbar ()

Finante - provocarile viitorului (Finance - Challenges of the Future), 2009, vol. 1, issue 9, 251-254

Abstract: On March 18th 2009, FED has made a move it haven’t done since 1960 (the so-called Operation Trust conceived by the Kennedy administration): it steped into the market in order to buy long term securities for an amount of some 1.25 trillion dollars. FED also announced a program to restart consumer and small businesses lending. FED also said this program could be expanded to include a lot of other financial assets. The key issue here is the money resulting from this quantitative easing action taken by FED has not US economy as main destination, but, throw IMF, US are due to become the main creditor of the world.

Keywords: market; consumer; small businesses; lending (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D12 L11 L22 O16 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2009
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