MoneyWeek TV: Turbulent times for the markets

In this edition of MoneyWeek TV, Merryn Somerset Webb and John Stepek look at a turbulent couple of weeks for the markets after the US Fed threatens to end quantitative easing. Plus they are joined in the studio by Marcus Ashworth of Espirito Santo Investment Bank to discuss fixed income.

Read more on some of the subjects mentioned in this week’s programme:

The Fed is serious about stopping QE – here’s what that means for you
What happens when the money taps are turned off?

 

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