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The Federal Reserve Is Running Losses. Does This Cost Anyone Anything?

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Tags The FedMonetary PolicyMoney and BanksU.S. Economy

11/27/2023Jane L. Johnson

The new problem we now face arises from the fact that huge deficits are only manageable so long as interest rates remain very, very low. 

Original Article: The Federal Reserve is Running Losses. Does This Cost Anyone Anything?

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Jane L. Johnson

Jane Johnson is a retired college economics instructor who currently teaches economics at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in southern California. She is a graduate of Vassar College, and has graduate degrees from UC-Berkeley, and the University of Washington.

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The Federal Reserve is Running Losses. Does This Cost Anyone Anything?