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Emerging Market Woes Follow US Fed Taperi
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February 05, 2014 12:35 AM
The slowdown in emerging economies and the U.S. central bank’s decision to scale back monetary stimulus have many investors worried about the state of the world’s economy. Some blame the U.S. Federal Reserve for trimming its easy money policies too quickly, while others insist some emerging economies were unprepared for it. But as Mil Arcega reports for VOA, economists say the reasons for market turmoil are as varied as the countries involved.

Emerging Market Woes Follow US Fed Taper

Published February 04, 2014

The slowdown in emerging economies and the U.S. central bank’s decision to scale back monetary stimulus have many investors worried about the state of the world’s economy. Some blame the U.S. Federal Reserve for trimming its easy money policies too quickly, while others insist some emerging economies were unprepared for it. But as Mil Arcega reports for VOA, economists say the reasons for market turmoil are as varied as the countries involved.


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