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Why the U.S. Fed Deployed Quantitative Tightening (QT) in the Market

Starting in October 2017, the U.S. Federal Reserve began shrinking its balance sheet by billions of dollars per month. By December 2018, it had sold off treasury and mortgage-backed securities worth US$365 billion. The process is known as quantitative tightening (QT) and aims to bring balance to an economy that was pumped up by quantitative ...

Jack Roberts

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