FOMC Seeks Alternate To Using Treasuries

Floyd, Daniel F.
March 2001
Bond Buyer;03/23/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31103, p2
Trade Publication
Details the Federal Open Market Committee meeting held on January 30-31, 2001, wherein members noted that the United States Federal Reserve's reliance on Treasury Security purchases to implement monetary policy might be difficult to maintain. Committee suggestion to look for alternative instruments for the conduct of monetary policy; Agreement to study ways of diversifying the Federal Reserve's portfolio.


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