Federal Reserve Moves to Control Rates

May 2002
SCOR Report;May2002, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p1
Focuses on the proposed plan of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board to improve its ability to control interest rates through a discount window system. Background on the role of discount window in interest rate regulation; Reasons of banks for avoiding the discount window; Factors that contributed to the decline of federal control over interest rates; Overview of the proposal.


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