Beige Book Says Economic Recovery Still Slow. What Now?

The economy is growing, but barely. What more might the Fed do to spur recovery?

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Whether members of the Federal Open Market Committee would agree to such a program could be difficult. Three members of the 12-member committee already voted against the more modest Operation Twist. Even with persistent economic weakness, further policy accommodation could be difficult to enact.

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