Repo Madness! The Fed Injects $128 Billion In Emergency Liquidity To Banks In 48 Hours!

The Fed has hit the panic button after the rate for overnight borrowing spiked 4 fold…

by Jason Burack via Wall St For Main St

The Fed has hit the panic button after the overnight repurchase (repo) rate for overnight borrowing spiked 4 fold.

Officially $128 billion in emergency liquidity capital injections have been lent to large banks in only 48 hours.

What is a repurchase (repo) agreement?

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