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Any realistic review of the Federal Reserve’s MBS experiment would conclude that the Fed should stop buying mortgages.
Monetary PolicyMoney and BanksU.S. Economy
At current interest rates, the Fed’s operating losses will impact the federal budget for years, requiring new tax revenues to offset the continuing loss of billions of dollars in the Fed’s former remittances to the US Treasury.
The world's central banks ran up their risk, all together, and now the big risks they assumed are turning into losses all around the central bank club.
Money and Banking
The Fed is losing a lot of money. The Fed's stated plan is to monetize these losses and still report a positive capital and surplus position through the use of “creative accounting.”