TITLE

Fed Chairman Touting Term Auctions as Liquidity Helper

AUTHOR(S)
Sloan, Steven
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
American Banker;1/11/2008, Vol. 173 Issue 8, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author reports that bank term loan auctions may become permanent. Ben Bernanke, the U.S. Federal Reserve Board chairman, discusses in the article ways in which the discount window has been hindered from assisting banks in increasing their liquidity. The benefits which the Federal Reserve reaped by selling money through term auction facilities in December 2007 are mentioned.
ACCESSION #
28437845

 

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