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by Charles Biderman,
published in THE MARKET, 31.08.2020
What that means today is that the Federal Reserve, the US central bank, can increase or decrease the amount of money available to buy financial assets and increase or decrease the cost of money via changing interest rates. More money at lower interest rates creates higher stock prices. Less or even the same amount of money plus higher interest rates creates lower stock prices.