Never underestimate the Fed’s dovishness | Gavyn Davies – FT

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This is an excellent, MUST READ article by macro-economist, Gavyn Davies in his FT blog.

via Never underestimate the Fed’s dovishness | Gavyn Davies – FT.

This morning, newspapers around the World are full of stories of financial markets rising yesterday on the back of the unexpected news from the Fed.

Personally, I still think there there is room for significant fiscal expansion in Washington, London and Berlin. By selectively cutting taxes, there is an opportunity to stimulate growth and investment, reducing unemployment.

Let me turn this to an open question:

How should central banks effectively disengage from QE?

 

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