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Private vices, public virtue

22 October 2008 By Edward Hadas

The US central bank s balance sheet has expanded by 93% since September, with much more to come. The global effort to provide banks with money to lend is working, but interbank rates remain high. To get them down, governments will have to take on even more credit risk.

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