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President Mester discusses how COVID-19 pandemic impacts U.S. economy, Fed policy

President Mester told Bloomberg TV that the deep shock delivered by the pandemic prompted the Fed to devise programs to try to ensure the continued functioning of financial markets so that further economic damage is limited and households and businesses are positioned for recovery. Mester was interviewed by Bloomberg’s Michael McKee and Jonathan Ferro on April 17.

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