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Federal Reserve Banks - Investing for Beginners - About.com
There are twelve federal reserve banks, each of which plays a part in the setting of monetary policy of the United States. These are the official sites of the Federal  ...
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The Federal Reserve and Interest Rates - Investing for Beginners
This article is an introduction to the Federal Reserve and interest rates including the funds rate and the discount rate.
http://beginnersinvest.about.com/od/banking/a/aa062405.htm
The Federal Reserve Banking System and How It Functions
Aug 7, 2014 ... The Federal Reserve System is America's central bank. Its dual-mandate is to prevent inflation and reduce unemployment using monetary ...
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Current Federal Reserve Interest Rates - US Economy - About.com
The Fed lowered the current Federal Reserve interest rate to near zero on December 16 2008, and signals it intends to keep it there until 2015.
http://useconomy.about.com/od/criticalssues/tp/Current_Fed_Interest_Rates.htm
What Is the Federal Reserve Requirement?
Aug 9, 2014 ... Definition: The Federal reserve requirement refers to the amount of funds that a bank must have on hand each night. The bank can hold it either ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/glossary/g/Reserve_Require.htm
The Federal Reserve System - Economics - About.com
This article explains what the Federal Reserve is and what function it serves in the economy.
http://economics.about.com/od/monetary-policy/a/The-Federal-Reserve-System.htm
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke Biography - US Economy
A biography of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke. How Bernanke used creative Federal Reserve tools to fight the 2008 financial crisis.
http://useconomy.about.com/od/people/p/Ben_Bernanke.htm
Federal Reserve Basics - Comparison of the Current Prime Rate ...
A simple explanation of the difference in the primary interest rates most discussed in relation to the U.S. Federal Reserve. Provides guide to the Wall Street ...
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Explanation of Current Federal Reserve Policy - Bonds - About.com
Fed policy explained: An up-to-date rundown on all aspects of current Federal Reserve policy, including interest rates and quantitative easing.
http://bonds.about.com/od/Issues-in-the-News/a/Current-Federal-Reserve-Policy-A-Laypersons-Explanation.htm
Federal Reserve Discount Window - US Economy - About.com
The Federal Reserve can loan money to banks at the discount rate to make sure they can meet the reserve requirement when they close each night. This tool is ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/glossary/g/discount_window.htm
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