'About as dovish a taper as could be imagined': Reactions to Fed shift

Jackson, Gary
December 2013
Fundweb;12/19/2013, p9
Trade Publication
The article presents the implications of the move of the Federal Reserve to taper the $85 billion monthly bond-buying initiative in the U.S. It states that the effort took commentators and fund managers by surprise. Moreover, the opposing views of industry experts Michel Hewson, Keith Wade and Trevor Greetham are also mentioned.


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