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Why can't the Fed lower interest rates below zero?

Ben Bernake said today that he can't lower interest rates further because they can't be lowered below zero. IIUC benchmark interest rates are determined by what someone is willing to pay in an ...
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Is there any way to know how much new money the US is printing?

There is a lot of talk about the Fed printing money. Is there any way to know how much new money is being printed and when?