This is a stroke of genius:

Since the Federal Reserve releases a template created statement each meeting, we can track the changes between the statements easily.

The WSJ automated this process in a way that allows you to compare the changes in any two statements since 2007:

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WSJ Fed tracker


Kudos to Jeremy Singer-Vine and Phil Izzo — Bloody brilliant!


Category: Digital Media, Federal Reserve

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4 Responses to “Genius Idea: Fed Statement Tracker”

  1. b_thunder says:

    They should tweet their policy changes to save us time. 140 characters is sufficient “space” to say ‘QE 4Ever. Staying the course’ or ‘QE+40B ETA 30 days’

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