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- Monetary policy and the federal funds futures market. Carlson, John B.; McIntire, Jean M. // Economic Commentary;Jul95, p1
Studies the circumstances that led to the Federal Open Market Committee's series of policy actions that has raised money market interest rates seven times since January 1994. Practice of monetary policy; Policy actions and the recent run-up in the Fed funds rate; Policy expectations for 1995. ...
- Low supply and high demand richen the short end. Ryst, Sonja // Bond Buyer;02/04/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30822, p7
Focuses on tax-free money market funds in the United States. Federal Open Market Committee's decision to increase two key benchmark interest rates; Increase in the prices of variable-rate demand notes; Spreads on 30-day tax-exempt commercial paper.
- Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting held on June 29-30, 1999. Kohn // Federal Reserve Bulletin;Oct99, Vol. 85 Issue 10, p674
Presents the minutes of the United States Federal Open Market Committee meeting held from June 29 to 30, 1999 in Washington, D.C. Decision of the committee to reaffirm the total nonfinancial debt that it had established in February for 1999; Adoption of a directive which called for restrictions...
- Money Market Funds Surge Following FOMC Rate Cut. Albano, Christine // Bond Buyer;2/1/2008, Vol. 363 Issue 32807, p33
The article reports that U.S. Federal Open Market Committee has revealed inflows of $939.5 million in the tax-free money market funds for the week ending January 29, 2008. The Money Fund Report shows that the strong inflow activity has contributed to the total assets under management among 550...
- Munis Unchanged as FOMC Holds Rate. Scarchilli, Michael // Bond Buyer;1/29/2009, Vol. 367 Issue 33051, p2
The article reports that the municipal bond market was unchanged as the U.S. Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) opted to hold the rate. According to the article, FOMC held the federal funds rate target unchanged at a 0% to .025% range at its policy-setting meeting. Meanwhile, officials at FOMC...
- Firms Likely to Reinstate Waived Fees If Fed Raises Funds Rate. Briggs, Amanda // Bond Buyer;4/23/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31869, p35
Focuses on the possible reinstatement of fees for firms offering money market funds in the event of raising the federal funds rate by the Federal Open Market Committee in the U.S. Maintenance of share value; Percentage of firms waiving portion of fees; Average annualized yield for tax-free funds.
- Fed sailing into treacherous waters in 2009. Beckner, Steven K. // Futures: News, Analysis & Strategies for Futures, Options & Deri;Jan2009, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p18
The article presents forecast on inflation and deflation by the Federal Reserve for 2009 in the U.S. Members of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) predicts a deceleration in core inflation from 2.8% to 3.1% in 2008 to 1.3% to 2.0% in 2009. Accordingly, the Fed created more new facilities...
- Cash Gets More Expensive as Fed Hike Looms. Reeve, Nick // AiCIO News;2015, p1
The article focuses on a research conducted by research firm iMoneyNet revealing that fees are being increased by money market funds (MMFs). It states that increased interest rates by the U.S. Federal Reserve are being anticipated by MMFs. It mentions that investment firms such as Charles Schwab...
- Monetary policy. // Economic Trends (07482922);Jan1996, p2
Reports that the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) in the United States has decided to lower the federal funds rate by basis points. Statistics; Background on this policy move; Decline in inflation.