U.S. Economy Leaders
- International Organizations (10)
- Businesses (12)
- Government Agencies (27)
- People (19)
- Famous Economists (9)
What Is the Fed?
The Fed is an important U.S. economic leader. It's not a government agency, not a person and not a business, although it can be confused with all three. Find out exactly what the Fed is, who "owns" it, and how you can use its vast expertise to better understand the U.S. economy.
President John F. Kennedy's Economic Policies
President Kennedy ended the 1960 recession by putting America back to work with deficit spending. He increased the debt by 8%, and reassured businesses that he would continue spending as long as needed.