This just in:
- *FED TO KEEP POLICY STIMULATIVE FOR `CONSIDERABLE TIME’
- *FED WILL ADD TO PURCHASES IF LABOR MARKET DOESN’T IMPROVE
- *FED DOES NOT SAY WHEN MBS PURCHASE PROGRAM TO END
- *FED TO BUY $40B MBS MONTHLY, CONTINUE `OPERATION TWIST’
- *FED TO BUY MBS, EXTENDS ZERO-RATE POLICY INTO 2015
For more on this breaking story let’s check in with Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, at the Fed window, to get a better understanding of how quantitative easing works.