Fed Cuts Rates Across the Board

Floyd, Daniel F.
January 2001
Bond Buyer;01/04/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31050, p2
Trade Publication
Reports that the United States Federal Reserve System has cut short-term interest rates by 50 basis points. Efforts to prevent a downturn; Weakening of sales and production.


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