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QE tapering is just another brick in the wall of worry

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A comparison of historical and current fundamentals suggests investors are overly apprehensive regarding the Federal Reserve’s tapering of quantitative easing, Business Insider reports. 

Rather than setting monetary policy proactively, the Fed tends to react to the economy. The Fed’s dual mandate is based on monitoring two decidedly lagging indicators, unemployment and inflation, and history clearly shows that the markets tend to be well ahead of the Fed.


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