Fed Leaves Rates Alone, Sees Economic Growth
- Monetary policy: A long-term perspective. // Economic Trends (07482922);May97, p5
Reports on the long-term prospects for the increased federal funds rates in the United States. Previous episodes when the fund rate was increased in sustained periods; Effects of the increases to price levels; Association with output declines.
- Legal developments. // Federal Reserve Bulletin;Jul98, Vol. 84 Issue 7, p547
Presents legal developments concerning the United States federal funds market as of July 1998. Includes approval of Hubco Inc. to acquire a savings association; Approval of Norwest Investment Services Inc. to engage in underwriting and dealing in all types of debt securities on a limited basis;...
- Lockhart Says It Again: Target Rate Will Stay Low. Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;3/4/2010, Vol. 371 Issue 33276, p2
The article offers information on the remarks of Dennis Lockhart, chief executive officer of Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, on the status of federal funds target rate in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Real-time Taylor rules and the federal funds futures market. Evans, Charles L. // Economic Perspectives;1998 3rd Quarter, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p44
Presents information on a study which compares the movements in the United States federal funds market rate from 1987 through 1997. Information on the use of a Taylor rule; Reference to the Federal Reserve Act; Exploration of developments to describe the response of monetary policy to changing...
- Fed has historical precedents for rate hikes. Lereah, David // American Banker;6/8/1994, Vol. 159 Issue 109, p9
Part two. Comments on federal fund rate policies from 1989 to 1993. Decrease in fund rates; Reaction to capitalization utilization rates; Impact of increase of federal fund rate.
- The fed knows best. // Newsweek;5/2/1994, Vol. 123 Issue 18, p55
States that although each quarter-point hike in Federal Reserve interest rates has thrown the financial markets into turmoil, last week's hike showed evidence by Friday that Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan's strategy may be working. How rates on 30-year Treasuries and gold ended the week.
- Municipals Hold Positive Tone After Fed Cuts Rates by 1/4 Point. Chesla, Nicholas // Bond Buyer;6/28/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31170, p2
Focuses on the monetary policy and its effect on the U.S. municipal market. Reduction in the federal funds rate and discount rates by the Federal Reserve Board; Decision of the Salomon Smith Barney Inc. to reprice and restructure its West Virginia general obligation state road bonds; Prediction...
- Kentucky Governor: Highway Cuts Could Curb Bond-Financed Plans. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;3/1/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31335, p4
Reports the cut of federal fundings for nations' highway due to bond financing for transportation project in the U.S. Source of funding to repay the bonds; Use of state funds; Restoration of the government funds.
- Senate Panel Leaders Lobby DOT To Use Innovation in Its Funding. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;6/12/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31406, p29
Reports the need for innovative ways to leverage federal funds to finance the construction of transportation infrastructure in the U.S. Use of centralized entity to fund loans and issue taxable tax-credit bonds; Authority of federally-chartered corporation to sell taxable tax-credit bonds; Cost...