The Federal Reserve Board: Frequently Asked Questions: Monetary Policy


Subject:
Money , Interest Rates , Credit , Prices , Banks & Credit Unions

Description:
Brief questions and answers about "monetary policy [which] refers to the actions undertaken by a central bank, such as the Federal Reserve, to influence the availability and cost of money and credit as a means of helping to promote national economic goals." Includes answers to question about the federal funds rate, the discount rate, and how the Federal Reserve maintains the stability of the U.S. financial system. From the Federal Reserve Board (FRB).

Publisher:
Federal Reserve Board (FRB)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.federalreserve.gov/generalinfo/faq/faqmpo.htm


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