Why is Quantitative Easing Back on the Menu?

Why Is Quantitative Easing Back on the Menu?

The Federal Reserve cut interest rates and spent $4.5 trillion in “quantitative easing” during the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. Now that interest rates are already low, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell has warned that during the next financial crisis, the Federal Reserve might have to rely even more heavily on quantitative easing. Experts believe…