The Eurozone Goes for American-Style "Quantitative Easing"

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It's been working to help the US recover from the Great Recession, now Europe is trying what's called "quantitative easing." Today, Central Bank President Mario Draghi announced plans to buy bonds worth 60 billion Euros -- about $69.7 billion — every month.

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Mario Draghi at today's press converence
Photo courtesy European Central Bank

Alessandro Speciale, who reports on economics for Bloomberg News, joins us from Frankfurt.

Credits

Guest:
Alessandro Speciale - Bloomberg News - @aspeciale

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Andrea Brody, Evan George, Claire Martin