Federal Reserve revisits 'The Twist.'

Thredgold, Jeff
October 2011
Enterprise/Salt Lake City;10/3/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p9
The author comments on efforts of the U.S. Federal Reserve to stimulate the lagging U.S. economy. He notes that the monetary initiatives, which was launched to avoid an even deeper economic contraction during 2008 and 2009, and to provide stimulus for renewed economic growth during 2010 and 2011, have shown limited success. According to the author, the growth in the registered since June 2009 has been disappointing and substandard, considering the various forms of stimulus at play.


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