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- Prime unlikely to rise despite Fed tightening. Goodwin, William // American Banker;2/7/94, Vol. 159 Issue 25, p1
No abstract available.
- Interest rate rules for seasonal and business cycles. Carlstrom, Charles T.; Fuerst, Timothy S. // Economic Commentary;Jul96, p1
Focuses on the US Federal Reserve System's rules on interest rates for seasonal and business cycles. Currency elasticity and the gold standard; Interest rate peg with sluggish portfolio adjustments; Interest rate rules, prices, and welfare; Price stickiness and an elastic currency.
- Statements to the Congress. Greenspan, Alan // Federal Reserve Bulletin;Jul94, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p606
Presents a statement by Federal Reserve System Chairman Alan Greenspan before the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs on May 27, 1994. Discussion of recent monetary policy of the Federal Reserve; Defense of interest rate hikes; Elimination of excess monetary...
- A whole new ball game. Evans, Mike // Industry Week/IW;10/16/95, Vol. 244 Issue 19, p90
Presents rules set out by the United States Federal Reserve Board (Fed) which the Fed appeared to break when it voted to leave funds rate unchanged on September 26, 1995. Fed as not in the forecasting business; Belief in the government data; Fed's inadmission of its wrongness; Fed's cutting of...
- Economist wary of Fed's decision to raise rates. Finucane, Stephanie // Westchester County Business Journal;4/4/94, Vol. 33 Issue 14, p28
Presents economist Irwin L. Kellner's views on the decision of the United States Federal Reserve Board to raise interest rates. Growth of bank reserves in 1993; Increase in productivity due to investments in computers; Slack in labor market.
- Fed rate-cut impact mixed. VanderVeen, Don // Grand Rapids Business Journal;7/17/95, Vol. 13 Issue 29, p1
Reports on the impact of the interest rate reduction by the United States Federal Reserve Board on business. Percent of reduction; Implications of the reduction; Comments on the relatively small percent of reduction; Expected rate of borrowing and portfolio management activities.
- Interest rate policy and the inflation scare problem: 1979-1992. Goodfriend, Marvin // Economic Quarterly (10697225);Winter93, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p1
Analyzes the interest rate policy and the inflation scare problem in the United States during 1979-1992 by reviewing the interaction between the Federal Reserve System's policy actions and various economic variables. Interest rate targeting; Role of money; Interpretation of co-movements between...
- Reasons for raising interest rates. Portas, Carole // American Printer;Apr95, Vol. 215 Issue 1, p120
Focuses on the decision of the US Federal Reserve Board to raise short-term interest rates at its first policy-setting meeting in 1994. Economic conditions; Gross Domestic Product; Comparison with previous years.
- Economy's dependence on bull market believed to tie Fed's hands if it's weighing a rate hike. Matthews, Gordon // American Banker;06/30/97, Vol. 162 Issue 124, p29
Reports on the belief among Wall Street analysts that the US Federal Reserve will not increase interest rates due to the bull market. Central bank's alleged lack of political cover to raise interest rates; Reliance of the national economy on the strength of the stock market; Federal Reserve's...