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What Is the Federal Funds Rate? Definition and How It Works
The Federal funds rate is the target interest rate banks charge each other to borrow funds overnight to maintain the Federal reserve requirement. The Fed funds ...
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Fed Funds Definition - US Economy - About.com
The Fed funds rate target is the interest charged for Fed funds loans. Both the Fed funds rate and the reserve requirement are methods of implementing ...
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Current Federal Reserve Interest Rates - US Economy - About.com
Each month the Federal Reserve, through the FOMC, targets a specific level for the Fed funds rate. This rate directly influences other short-term interest rates, ...
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Federal Reserve Basics - Comparison of the Current Prime Rate ...
... rates most discussed in relation to the U.S. Federal Reserve. Provides guide to the Wall Street Journal Prime Rate, Federal Funds Rate, and Discount Rate.
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What is the Fed Funds Rate? - Investing for Beginners - About.com
Have you ever wondered what the Fed fund rate is and why the Fed fund rate should be important to you? This article on the Federal Reserve will help you find  ...
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Fed Funds Rate History - US Economy - About.com
In recent history, the Fed funds rate has been the primary tool for monetary policy. However, Federal Reserve Chairmen have differed in how they used it.
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Federal Funds Rate - Mutual Funds - About.com
The Federal Funds Rate has a far reaching impact on financial markets and the US economy. Understanding the Federal Funds Rate is important for investing ...
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What is the Federal Funds Rate? - Bonds - About.com
The federal funds rate – typically referred to in the press as “the fed funds rate” – is the rate at which banks with balances held at the Federal Reserve borrow ...
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Expansionary Monetary Policy: Definition, Purpose, Tools
Sep 16, 2014 ... This usually means lowering the Fed funds rate to increase the money supply. This action increases liquidity, giving banks more money to lend.
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FOMC : Definition, Purpose, and Members - US Economy - About.com
Jun 21, 2014 ... The Committee adjust interest rates by setting a target for the Fed funds rate. This is the rate that banks charge each other for overnight loans ...
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