NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- While all eyes are on the deal makers in Washington, have we forgotten why the Federal Reserve keeps its foot down on the bond-buying pedal?The central bank, which has controlled the monetary policy of the United States sincd 1913, has little room for "tapering." The U.S. economy isn't firing on all cylinders. Sentiment indicators among investors and the average American indicate the current fiscal and governmental mess is beginning to discourage many.
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