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Fed Reveals Bond Purchases Including AT&T, UnitedHealth, Walmart

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Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The Federal Reserve bought bonds issued by companies including AT&T Inc., UnitedHealth Group Inc. and Walmart Inc. as part of its emergency lending program set up in response to the pandemic, according to new disclosures.

On June 16, the U.S. central bank began purchasing securities of individual issuers as part of a broad index it created to include companies that were eligible for the program.