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All I want this season, is an end to quantitative easing

A little Christmas humor for your holiday break
Trey Garrison
It's the Friday before Christmas, and it's likely your team is winding down for the holidays. Here's a little financial humor to jump start your weekend.
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Fed awaits clearer signs of improvement to taper

HousingWire Staff
The Federal Reserve will only begin tapering when the economy shows clearer signs of improvement and even then it should act slowly, according to a senior central banker.
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Analyst: Too soon to give up on real estate funds

Fears that the Federal Reserve will eventually knock the market back with its tapering of mortgage-backed securities have made some in the market more skeptical of real estate funds.
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Talk of slowing stimulus sends bond yields climbing

Ben Bernanke's less-than-precise talks about the potential for tapering are enough to send bond yields higher. So what's in store as the market preps for the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting?
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Experts become confident Treasury will taper first

MBS acquisitions have positive effect on rates
Megan Hopkins
A study presented at the Jackson Hole conference recently provided even more evidence that tapering will begin with Treasury purchase cutbacks, since MBS acquisitions have had a more positive effect on the housing market as well as rates.
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