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Jun 2, 2022
Another tool in the Federal Reserve’s inflation game plan
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We’ve talked a lot about the impact of rising interest rates recently, but the Fed has other tools to fulfill its dual mandate. Today, we’ll look at why the central bank owns mortgage bonds in the first place, and what it hopes to achieve by reducing its stockpile. Plus, the winners and losers of the OPEC+ meeting and what happens when you become your parent’s retirement plan.

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