The Trader Workstation (TWS) is our full-featured Java-based trading and order management application.The TWS demo mirrors the production version in both form and function, except that market data is simulated based on the previous week's ticks, and orders are not actually executed and cleared.In a liquidity trap, bonds pay little or no interest, which makes them nearly equivalent to cash.Under the narrow version of Keynesian theory in which this arises, it is specified that monetary policy affects the economy only through its effect on interest rates.In its original conception, a liquidity trap refers to the phenomenon when increased money supply fails to lower interest rates.
This was essentially the hope of the Bank of Japan in 2001, when it embarked upon quantitative easing.
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Try Demo The FXTrader demo includes the same features and delayed data as the basic TWS demo with primary focus on the FXTrader trading tool, which is displayed on login and pre-populated with data.
Similarly it was the hope of the central banks of the United States and Europe in 2008–2009, with their foray into quantitative easing.
These policy initiatives tried to stimulate the economy through methods other than the reduction of short-term interest rates.