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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, Purpose, Tools
Sep 16, 2014 ... 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.
Fed Funds Rate: Definition, Impact and How It Works - US Economy
Nov 14, 2014 ... Obviously, this is the lowest the Fed funds rate can go. The highest was 20% in 1979 when former Fed Chair Paul Volcker used it as a tool to ...
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 ...
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 ...
Monetary Policy Definition: How It Affects the Economy - US Economy
The Fed's five major tools are all based around managing banks' reserves. First, the Fed sets a reserve requirement,which tells banks how much of their money ...
Contractionary Monetary Policy: Definition, Examples - US Economy
Mar 19, 2013 ... Definition: Contractionary monetary policy is when the Federal Reserve uses the Federal funds rate and its other tools to slow economic growth ...
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 ...
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 ...
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