The Fed’s QE Program Has Been Great for Banks, But Maybe Not for Your Wallet

19 November 2015
Emily Stewart

Quantitative easing has been good for Wall Street, but has it done anything for the average American? It’s debatable.

At an event this week in New York hosted by Open to Debate formerly known as Intelligence Squared U.S., a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that holds Oxford-style debates on important issues, two teams of two duked it out over this question: Can central banks print prosperity?