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As part of the unprecedented “money-printing” scheme called Quantitative Easing, the Fed created more than $4 trillion out of thin air to purchase government bonds and mortgage-backed securities. Alan Greenspan criticized the Fed for not achieving its goals with the expired stimulus, predicting financial turmoil and advising people to invest in gold. Find out why here.

The Federal Reserve has ended its $4.5 trillion Quantitative Easing stimulus program that was introduced more than five years ago to help revive the U.S. economy in the wake of the global financial crisis. Read more.

The Federal Reserve’s economic stimulus program known as Quantitative Easing is scheduled to end next week. Most analysts believe that despite reports of a global economic slowdown and the dual threat of a stronger dollar, the Federal Reserve will most likely stick to the arrangement and lift the program. Quantitative Easing, also known as “money printing,” is widely believed to lead to inflation and to be responsible for the recent stock market highs. Click to explore in details.

In his latest contribution, Keith Weiner argues that the United States is facing a “monetary cancer”, and for as long as we allow it to continue there will be no economic recovery. The solution, Weiner says, is in the gold standard. Find out why here.

This recent court case involving the Federal Reserve and AIG will blow your mind. But here’s the most terrifying part: No matter how you slice it — whether the people we expect to oversee our economy are malicious or just plain dumb — it’s us who lose. Get the details here.

It was a bad October start for the stock market Wednesday. The Dow plunged nearly 240 points as mixed economic data and geopolitical tensions spooked investors. Is this yet another October swoon, or worse yet, another in a long line of outright crashes that have repeated throughout history? Get all the facts here.