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PBS NewsHour | Fed Takes Aggressive Stimulus Action to Move Economy Forward | PBS

Duration: 06:54
Program: PBS NewsHour #10454
Broadcast Date: Sep. 13, 2012

Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke announced the Fed's third attempt to stimulate the economy by buying up mortgage-backed securities and bonds and keep borrowing rates low. Judy Woodruff talks to David Wessel, economics editor for The Wall Street Journal, to understand why the Fed chose this course of action.

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Post Date: September 13, 2012