NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The Federal Reserve is expected to complete its Treasury-buying program by the end of the second quarter. The quantitative-easing program, dubbed QE2, aimed to keep a bid under long-term Treasuries with the intent of keeping interest rates low and stimulating the economy.
The question TheStreet posed to executives this week is what impact the conclusion of QE2 will have on the economy and business.
|Symantec CFO James Beer|
Symantec (SYMC - Get Report) CFO James Beer does not foresee any immediate upheaval following the end of QE2. "It's no secret that quantitative easing is going to be phased out," he told TheStreet, during an interview at the company's annual analyst meeting in New York this week. "I am comfortable that the market has started to already price that in.""I think that the impact will be gradual," he added. "We're comfortable, for our business, as we think about planning our business,
|Arvind Subramanian, CEO of Wolters Kluwer Health Clinical Solutions|
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