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The Federal Reserve Banking System and How It Functions
The Federal Reserve System is America's central bank. It prevents inflation and reduces unemployment using monetary policy. Here's how it works.
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Current Federal Reserve Interest Rates - US Economy - About.com
The Fed lowered the current Federal Reserve interest rate to near zero on December 16 2008, and signals it intends to keep it there until 2015.
http://useconomy.about.com/od/criticalssues/tp/Current_Fed_Interest_Rates.htm
Federal Reserve Tools and How They Work
Dec 4, 2014 ... The Fed funds rate is perhaps the most well-known Federal Reserve tool. However, the U.S. central bank has many more monetary policy tools, ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/monetarypolicy/p/Other_tools.htm
The History and Purpose of the U.S. Federal Reserve
Banking in the United States before creation of the Federal Reserve System was, to say the least, chaotic. Early American Banking: 1791-1863. Banking in the ...
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The Federal Reserve System - Economics - About.com
This article explains what the Federal Reserve is and what function it serves in the economy.
http://economics.about.com/od/monetary-policy/a/The-Federal-Reserve-System.htm
The Federal Reserve and Interest Rates - Investing for Beginners
This article is an introduction to the Federal Reserve and interest rates including the funds rate and the discount rate.
http://beginnersinvest.about.com/od/banking/a/aa062405.htm
Federal Reserve Printing Money - US Economy - About.com
Nov 10, 2014 ... Is the Federal Reserve really printing money? Its ability to create credit out of thin air has the exact same effect, and it could cause inflation.
http://useconomy.about.com/od/glossary/g/Federal-Reserve-Printing-Money.htm
Federal Reserve Basics - Comparison of the Current Prime Rate ...
A simple explanation of the difference in the primary interest rates most discussed in relation to the U.S. Federal Reserve. Provides guide to the Wall Street ...
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What Is the Federal Reserve Requirement?
Aug 9, 2014 ... The Federal Reserve requires that banks only keep $1 out of each $10 you deposit on hand each night. Here's why this is not only legal, but ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/glossary/g/Reserve_Require.htm
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke Biography - US Economy
A biography of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke. How Bernanke used creative Federal Reserve tools to fight the 2008 financial crisis.
http://useconomy.about.com/od/people/p/Ben_Bernanke.htm
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