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Fishkind Commentary: What Is Quantitative Easing, And Why Should We Care That It’s Over?

Economic analyst Hank Fishkind
Economic analyst Hank Fishkind of Fishkind and Associates

The Federal Reserve Bank announced last week that it’s going to put the brakes on quantitative easing. "QE" is a practice aimed at helping the US economy recover that’s been in place since the Great Recession.

This week, economic analyst Hank Fishkind explains quantitative easing to 90.7’s Matthew Peddie – how it works, why the Fed is calling it off, and what effect its end will have on our wallets.

Nicole came to Central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. She joined Central Florida Public Media in 2010. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from local arts to national elections, from extraordinary hurricanes to historic space flights, from the people and procedures of Florida’s justice system to the changing face of the state’s economy.