NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The Federal Reserve has kept the federal funds rate at zero to 0.25% since mid-December 2008, and they bloated their balance sheet. This monetary policy has failed to give traction to an economy experiencing "moderate" growth.Federal Reserve policy has allowed Wall Street to speculate in the U.S. capital markets, while the lack of Fed programs to help the housing and mortgage markets has the economy on Main Street in limbo. If the housing sector is not helped, the economy is ripe for further disappointments.
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