Charting the Course: U.S. Fed and EU Central Bank On 2018 Course to Reduce Money Supply

U.S. Federal Reserve  and EU Central Bank are planning to reduce money supply during 2018.

  • U.S. Fed plans to continue the course of negative purchases
  • EU Central bank plans to reduce and go to negative purchases in December 2018
  • Combined, net purchases will go negative in July 2018
  • Both central banks expect strong global economy during the 2018


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