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The Fed's last bullet: A blog post on the New York Fed's website explains why a "zero lower...

The Fed's last bullet: A blog post on the New York Fed's website explains why a "zero lower bound" on interest rates exists even though - in theory - the Fed could actually drop rates below 0%. The problem with a move below 0% is that it has the potential to further disrupt markets because many current institutional arrangements were not designed with near-zero or negative interest rates in mind - leaving the FOMC stuck for all practical purposes with the lower bound.
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  • bankingqueen
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    Stupid Idea.
    16 Nov 2011, 07:30 AM Reply Like
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