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Fed Moves Forward on the Taper, but Don’t Assume It’s a One-Way Street



On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve recognized the fundamental improvements in the U.S. economy and announced that, in January, it would begin paring back its bond-buying program by US$10 billion per month. This is the “taper” that everyone’s been talking about. The Fed had their first window…

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This Time Next Week – 50/50 Chance There Will Be a Taper



When the sun rises on December 19th, I believe there’s an even chance that the Federal Reserve will have announced that they’ll begin tapering their bond-buying program that began in September 2012. I’d put 50/50 odds on an announcement of tapering their US$85 billion per month program of…

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