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An Update on the Economy and the Main Street Lending Program


Abstract: Today I would like to speak with you about the pandemic, its effects on the economy, the implications for Federal Reserve policymaking, and some of the steps that the Fed is taking to address the crisis and mitigate its financial impact on American households and businesses.

Keywords: fiscal policy; COVID-19; Main Street Lending Program; employment; monetary policy; public health; pandemic;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Part of Series: Speech

Publication Date: 2020-06-19

Pages: 14