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A look at some of the steps the Fed has taken so far to try to keep the US economy from suffering lasting damage.


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The Federal Reserve and US Treasury have not yet helped large swaths of the economy: companies, municipalities and other borrowers with less than perfect credit.


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In a series of sweeping, aggressive steps, the Fed committed to lending to small and large businesses and local governments as well as to extending its bond buying programs.


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S&P 500 futures up 2.1%, Dow futures up 2.7% as of 8:25am ET.


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The programs will enable these central banks to support dollar lending to support their economies.


IRIS.xyz | Equities.com |

With financial markets in turmoil amid the continuing coronavirus pandemic, the rout on 12 March was striking and historic in several respects.


David Nelson, CFA CMT | Equities.com |

While the Fed's action is welcome, the impact of the coronavirus on corporate earnings is not yet fully known.


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The Fed said it would expand its balance sheet by at least $700 billion in coming weeks.


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Next week's individual projections from Fed policymakers will offer insight into whether or not they see a recession, and if so, how deep and how long it may be.


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Central bank officials are expected to announce more stimulus measures when they meet Thursday.



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