Off the Charts Podcast: Fed’s Shrinking Balance Sheet

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Fed Sets Out To Shrink Balance Sheet by Half

By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group

The Federal Reserve’s approach to reducing its massive balance sheet is to proceed very slowly so it does not disrupt markets, especially home mortgages.

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In the “Off The Charts!” podcast series, CME Group Chief Economist Blu Putnam and Senior Economist Erik Norland explore the pertinent economic issues of the day, and how those issues will play out in the financial and commodities markets.