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Federal Reserve - Banking Tools and How They Work - US Economy
Jun 24, 2013 ... The Federal Reserve uses tools to prevent inflation and shorten recessions. In addition, the Fed created many new tools to deal with the Great ...
Expansionary Monetary Policy - Definition and Use - US Economy
Jun 28, 2012 ... Definition: Expansionary monetary policy is when a central bank, such as the Federal Reserve, uses its tools to stimulate the economy.
What Is Being Done to Control Inflation? - US Economy - About.com
Feb 20, 2014 ... What is the Federal Reserve doing to control inflation? Find out the tools the Fed uses to manage inflation and even the expectation of inflation.
What Is the Federal Reserve Requirement?
Aug 9, 2014 ... The reserve requirement is the most important tool the Fed uses to control liquidity in the market. A low reserve requirement is expansionary ...
The Federal Reserve Banking System and How It Functions
Aug 7, 2014 ... For more on how this works, see monetary policy and inflation. Fed Tools. The Federal Reserve sets the reserve requirement for the nation's ...
Federal Reserve Discount Window - US Economy - About.com
The Federal Reserve can loan money to banks at the discount rate to make sure they can meet the reserve requirement when they close each night. This tool is ...
The Federal Reserve System - Economics - About.com
Although not used nearly as frequently as open-market operations, there are other tools that the Federal Reserve can use to change the amount of money in the ...
Fed funds rate - US Economy - About.com
The Fed funds rate is the most important tool of the Federal Reserve, but there are others. The Federal Reserve also has a discount rate, which it keeps above ...
Expansionary Monetary Policy vs. Contractionary Monetary Policy
This causes the price of investments such as bonds to rise, so interest rates must fall. No matter what tool the Fed uses to expand the money supply interest rates ...
What Is Quantitative Easing: Why and How It Was Used - US Economy
This is known as the Fed funds rate. This rate is the basis for all other interest rates. (Source: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, What are the tools of U.S. ...
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