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Cash Just May Be Your Riskiest Investment

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Quantitative easing (QE), it is such a benign term. It is somewhat relaxing rolling off your lips. Unfortunately, this rose has thorns. QE in simple terms is the government

printing money

and buying financial assets (e.g. bonds, etc.) in an effort to stimulate the economy. A side effect of QE is higher prices of the financial assets bought, which in turn lowers their yield...

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