Fed May Slow MBS Purchases

22 May 2009

The Federal Reserve may reduce its purchases of mortgage-backed securities in an effort to attract outside investors, according to Credit Suisse.

The Federal Reserve may reduce its purchases of mortgage-backed securities in an effort to attract outside investors, according to Credit Suisse. Mahesh Swaminathan, an analyst at Credit Suisse, said by slowing the rate of its purchases, the Fed could keep MBS prices from becoming “prohibitively tight,” which would ...

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