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November 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

What do we actually know with some degree of certainty “stylized facts” about QE, its effects on the markets and the economy? Well, for starters, the sheer size of it. Since 2007, the big four central banks Fed, ECB, BoJ, BoE have embarked on nearly $5 trillion of asset purchases [The Economist]. That’s an altogether rather formidable sum.

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