The Federal Reserve is planning to engage in more quantitative easing. But what is quantitative easing? Is it really just money printing? And why have central banks decided they need to do more of it? Tim Bennett answers all these questions and looks at what the consequences of more QE could be, for both investors and the wider economy.
Tim graduated with a history degree from Cambridge University in 1989 and, after a year of travelling, joined the financial services firm Ernst and Young in 1990, qualifying as a chartered accountant in 1994.
He then moved into financial markets training, designing and running a variety of courses at graduate level and beyond for a range of organisations including the Securities and Investment Institute and UBS. He joined MoneyWeek in 2007.
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