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November 17, 2016
Andrew Mazzone and Michael Mattie: Easy Money, Hard Times: Unease Over Easing

Quantitative easing is a way for the government to pump huge amounts of money into the economy. As with any flood this can create wreckage, says investment adviser Michael Mattie.Easy money can have hard consequences, says noted investment adviser Michael Mattie. Mr. Mattie is the author of the recently published “The Global Addiction to QE.” It is a thought-provoking discussion of quantitative easing, the government policy of expanding the money supply to stimulate the economy.