U.S. Weapons of Mass Liquidity
The lending capacity of the United States financial system has declined significantly over the last eighteen months as huge losses on loans and toxic securities have smashed capital in the financial sector. Hence, in a attempt to inject additional liquidity into the financial system, the U.S. Treasury along with the Federal Reserve has set out a series of programs to clean up the balance sheet of distressed financial institutions.
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