Goldman’s Hatzius Sees Further Fed Bond-Buying, Sonntag Reports

Jan. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Jan Hatzius, chief economist for Goldman Sachs Group Inc., expects the U.S. Federal Reserve to initiate an additional program to buy bonds in order to help stabilize real-estate prices, Euro am Sonntag reported, citing an interview.

The central bank will probably purchase $70 billion to $100 billion worth of bonds, including mortgage-backed obligations, in several stages, the newspaper said, citing Hatzius.

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