Alessandro Speciale

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Economics reporter for Bloomberg News in Frankfurt, Germany 

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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."

The Eurozone Goes for American-Style "Quantitative Easing"

It's been working to help the US recover from the Great Recession, now Europe is trying what's called "quantitative easing."

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