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The Fed has slashed rates to zero and has rolled out several liquidity facilities meant to keep credit flowing.


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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.


Ivan Martchev | Equities.com |

Because the Fed has thrown so much money at the problem, this could be the shortest and sharpest recession in history.


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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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“We are going to climb out of this, it’s just a question of how fast do we go,” Dallas Federal Reserve bank President Robert Kaplan said on Friday.


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"Dr. Fauci said something like the virus is going to set the timetable, and that sounds right to me.”


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The dollar has jumped about 7% in the last 15 days, as fears over the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic have sent investors into the greenback.


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Wall Street futures swung from overnight losses to trade over 2% higher.


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



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