FOMC Leaves Fund Rate at 1.00%
- Recognizing an Inflationary Bias. Walker, Lewis J. // On Wall Street;Aug2004, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p65
Focuses on the impact of the increase in interest rates on public funds in the U.S. Disadvantage of federal reserve banks; Increase in domestic prices; Effect of the federal funds rate on the economy according to economist Larry Kudlow.
- Economic events. // Canadian Economic Observer;Jul2003, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p2.1
Reports on economic events in Canada and elsewhere in June 2003. Tabling of Quebec's 2003/2004 fiscal-year budget; Shutdown of Inco's key plant in Sudbury, Ontario; Cutting of the federal funds rate by the U.S. Federal Reserve Board; Lowering of key interest rate by the European Central Bank.
- District of Columbia: Interest Earned on Federal Funds During Fiscal Years 1995 Through 1999: AIMD-00-173R. // GAO Reports;6/30/2000, p1
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the interest earned on federal funds appropriated to the District of Columbia government and its related entities during fiscal years 1995 through 1999. GAO noted that: (1) the District government and its related entities received...
- ACCOUNT OF THE U.S. TREASURY. // Treasury Bulletin;Jun2008, p18
The article offers information on the account of the U.S. Department of the Treasury which maintained in accounts with the Federal Reserve banks (FRBs) and branches, and in the tax and loan accounts in other financial institutions. When the FRB accounts are not sufficient, funds are withdrawn...
- Fed policy statements diverge. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;4/17/2014, pA02
Fed policy statements diverge from the central bank's interest rate projections, said Atlanta Fed Pres. Dennis Lockhart, who added that more consistency would be "preferable."
- THE FEDERAL RESERVE AND THE AMERICAN BUSINESS CYCLES. Mouhammed, Adil H. // Journal of the Academy of Business & Economics;1/20/2008, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p120
This paper attempts to explain the Fed's behavior of increasing and decreasing the federal funds rate. A Veblenian approach is developed and used to explain such a behavior. The paper argues that since 1968 every recession was preceded by an increase in the federal funds rate. This decision...
- Inflation expectations up. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;4/17/2014, pA02
Firms' assessment of inflation in the year ahead hit 1.9% in the Atlanta Fed's April survey, up from 1.8% in March, in line with other recent data that have shown a slight pickup in inflation. Unit costs are up 1.7% for the year, firms said.
- Some Advice for Alan Greenspan. Roach, Stephen S. // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);3/1/2004 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 143 Issue 9, p53
Presents advice in letter form to Alan Greenspan. Author's concern that Greenspan's successes may have come at the cost of creating more serious problems in the future; Economic policymaking in the United States; Need to raise the federal funds rate from 1 to 3 percent; Trouble in keeping...
- Banks take action to boost liquidity. Hirst, Tomas // Fund Strategy;3/17/2008, p14
The article offers information on the $236 billion lending program by America's Federal Reserve Bank. The program is said to boost liquidity to more than $400 billion. Earlier measures announced on March 7, 2008 included expanding auctions of short-term cash to $100 billion and plans for several...
- FEDERAL FISCAL OPERATIONS. // Treasury Bulletin;Dec2000, p9
Analyzes the results and financing of the U.S. Government and fourth-quarter receipts by source. Refunds of collections; Liquidation of obligations; Division of intrabudgetary transactions into three categories: (1) interfund trans actions?payments are from one fund group (either Federal funds...