FOMC makes no change in interest rates
- FOMC cuts funds rate, discount rate 0.25%. Selway, William // Bond Buyer;11/18/98, Vol. 326 Issue 30523, p2
Announces the decision of the Federal Open Market Committee to lower federal fund rates. Percent decline; Reason for decision; Market expectations regarding rate decline.
- SOME EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE ON THE DEMAND FOR MONEY IN NIGERIA. Ajayi, Simeon Ibi // American Economist;Spring77, Vol. 21 Issue 1
Provides some empirical evidence on the demand for money in Nigeria. Variables important in the demand for money; Stability of the variables; Role of interest rate in the demand for money; Effects of interest rate on the open market operations; Interest elasticity of money demand; Speed of...
- Nigerian interbank lending rates eased marginally to an average of 10.5% week-on-week. // African Business News;11/11/2013, p35
The article reports that the interbank lending rates in Nigeria eased marginally to 10.5 percent week-on-week due to ample naira liquidity from matured open market operations (OMO).
- As interest rates climb, a look at the Fed Open Market Committee strategy. Nagan, Peter S.; Kaufman, Kenneth A. // ABA Banking Journal;Oct80, Vol. 72 Issue 10, p14
Reports the impact of the increase of interest rates in the business industry in Washington, D.C. Factors influencing the rise of interest rates; Effects of economic downturn in the banking industry; Efficacy of the strategies of the Federal Open Market Committee in the money market.
- THE EXPECTATIONS HYPOTHESIS, THE YIELD CURVE, AND MONETARY POLICY: COMMENT. Van Horne, James // Quarterly Journal of Economics;Nov65, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p664
This article presents the author's comments on a paper by John H. Wood about the distinction between elastic and inelastic interest rate expectations. In the paper, Wood derives empirical estimates of the responsiveness of expectations to changes in current short rates and discusses the effect...
- Continuity at the Fed bodes well for Puerto Rico. Albanese, Lorelei // Caribbean Business;2/23/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p2
The article reports that the increase in interest rates in Puerto Rico is nearing neutrality, the level at which the rates neither stimulate nor act as a drag on the economy. The Federal Reserve increased the rate to 4.5 percent on January 31, 2006 and the experts predict an increase to 4.75...
- TWICE stocks up 28% in 1st half. // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;07/12/99, Vol. 14 Issue 16, p1
Focuses on the improved performance posted by the TWICE Stock Index during the first six months of 1999. Decision of the Federal Open Market Committee to raise interest rates following a six-month record performance of the stock market; Boosts received by the Dow Jones Industrial Average;...
- The Economic Outlook: Live Long and Prosper. WILLIAMS, JOHN C. // FRBSF Economic Letter;10/5/2015, Vol. 2015 Issue 31, p1
The recent Federal Open Market Committee decision to hold off on raising interest rates reflected conflicting signals, with favorable U.S. economic conditions offset by downside risks from abroad. However, the economy continues to make progress toward achieving the FOMC's goals. If developments...
- Real Interest Rates? . . . Get Real! Soss, Neal M. // Challenge (05775132);Sep/Oct93, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p27
This article comments on the role of real interest rates in the open market operation of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board. The U.S. Federal Reserve's Monetary Policy Report to the Congress is precisely that: a report on monetary developments and what the central bank intends to do about such...