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September 26th, 2011
12:04 PM ET

What you need to know about the Fed’s “Operation Twist”

The federal government is trying to stimulate the economy by bringing down long-term interest rates. The Federal Reserve’s program is nicknamed “Operation Twist.” They hope it will encourage people to borrow more, and invest more. What’s the “twist”? Our financial guru Clyde Anderson explains it all: