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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.

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.