The Ultimate Federal Reserve QE Taper Live Blog

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The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to announce that it will begin to taper its extensive bond-buying program on Wednesday, a move that could potentially send the markets into a frenzy.

We're live-blogging the event, the reactions and everything else that's happening. Click here.

Here's your official backgrounder on current policy and likely changes. Here's a quick post from our CNBC Explains column on what this "taper" talk is all about.

And here's why we think QE and the taper is overrated.

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