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Mick Jewell

FOMC STATEMENT: $600 Billion QE Program. Initial Market Reaction Negative. Don't Panic!

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - Article by: Mick Jewell - Midland Mortgage Corp - Message

To promote a stronger pace of economic recovery and to help ensure that inflation, over time, is at levels consistent with its mandate, the Committee decided today to expand its holdings of securities. The Committee will maintain its existing policy of reinvesting principal payments from its securities holdings. In addition, the Committee intends to purchase a further $600 billion of longer-term Treasury securities by the end of the second quarter of 2011, a pace of about $75 billion per month.

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