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PBS Newshour | Fed's Rate Freeze Punctuates Day of Wild Market Trading | PBS

Duration: 09:06
Program: PBS NewsHour #10128
Broadcast Date: Aug. 9, 2011

The Federal Reserve announced Tuesday that it expects to keep its key interest rate near zero for the next two years, where it's been since December 2008. Judy Woodruff discusses how the markets reacted to the announcement with Mesirow Financial's Diane Swonk and Neil Irwin of The Washington Post.

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Post Date: August 9, 2011