Monetary policy
Monetary policy is the process by which the monetary authority of a country controls the supply of money, often targeting an inflation rate or interest rate to ensure price stability and general trust...
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10 Charts Explaining the Complexity of the Fed's Decision to Raise Rates
The Federal Funds rate, the FOMC’s primary policy tool, has been in a target range of 0.0%-0.25% for seven years. In fact, the Fed made its unprecedented move on December 16, 2008, exactly seven years...
The unthinkable is being thought about - Banks are seriously discussing negative interest rates for consumers
The concept of earning interest on money in the bank is so deeply ingrained into economic life that few people even know that the opposite can happen too: Banks can take a percentage of cash from your...
The Emotional Evolution Checklist
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Inflation targeting
Inflation targeting is a monetary policy in which a central bank has an explicit target inflation rate for the medium term and announces this inflation target to the public. The central bank uses inte...
Gold standard
A gold standard is a monetary system in which the standard economic unit of account is based on a fixed quantity of gold. Three types can be distinguished: specie, exchange, and bullion. Most nations ...
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Monetary policy of the USA
Monetary policy concerns the actions of a central bank or other regulatory authorities that determine the size and rate of growth of the money supply.In the United States, the Federal Reserve is in ch...
Monetary policy of the USA - Wikipedia
Interest rate
An interest rate is the rate at which interest is paid by borrowers (debtors) for the use of money that they borrow from lenders (creditors). Specifically, the interest rate is a percentage of princip...
Currency board
A currency board is a monetary authority which is required to maintain a fixed exchange rate with a foreign currency. This policy objective requires the conventional objectives of a central bank to be...
Central bank
A central bank, reserve bank, or monetary authority is an institution that manages a state's currency, money supply, and interest rates. Central banks also usually oversee the commercial banking syste...
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Monetary hegemony
Monetary hegemony is an economic and political phenomenon in which a single state has decisive influence over the functions of the international monetary system. The functions influenced by a monetary...
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Monetary reform
Monetary reform describes any movement or theory that proposes a system of supplying money and financing the economy that is different from the current system.Monetary reformers may advocate any of th...
10 Charts Explaining the Complexity of the Fed's Decision to Raise Rates
The Federal Funds rate, the FOMC’s primary policy tool, has been in a target range of 0.0%-0.25% for seven years. In fact, the Fed made its unprecedented move on December 16, 2008, exactly seven years...
Paul H. Douglas
Paul Howard Douglas (March 26, 1892 – September 24, 1976) was an American politician and economist. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as a U.S. Senator from Illinois for eighteen years, from...
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The Emotional Evolution Checklist
“There is no such thing as maturity. There is instead an ever-evolving process of maturity, because when there is a maturity there is a conclusion and cessation. That’s the end. That’s when the coffin...
Federal Reserve System
The Federal Reserve System (also known as the Federal Reserve, and informally as the Fed) is the central banking system of the United States. It was created on December 23, 1913, with the enactment of...
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British Empire Economic Conference
The British Empire Economic Conference (also known as the Imperial Economic Conference or Ottawa Conference) was a 1932 conference of British colonies and the autonomous dominions held to discuss the ...
Modern gold dinar
The modern Islamic gold dinar (sometimes referred as Islamic dinar or Gold dinar) is a currency that aims to revive the historical gold dinar which was a leading coin of early Islam. They consist of m...
Modern gold dinar - Wikipedia
Gibson's paradox
Gibson's Paradox is the observation that the rate of interest and the general level of prices are positively correlated. It is named for British economist Alfred Herbert Gibson who noted the correla...
Credit channel
The credit channel mechanism of monetary policy describes the theory that a central bank's policy changes affect the amount of credit that banks issue to firms and consumers for purchases, which in tu...
Münzregal
The Münzregal was the sovereign right of coinage, in the Middle Ages in the Holy Roman Empire, in other words the right to issue regulations governing the production and use of coins. It covered the s...
Exchange Equalisation Account
The Exchange Equalisation Account (EEA) is the fund of Her Majesty's Treasury in the UK holding the country's reserves of foreign currencies, gold, and special drawing rights. It can be used to manag...
Zero interest-rate policy
Zero interest-rate policy (ZIRP) is a macroeconomic concept describing conditions with a very low nominal interest rate, such as those in contemporary Japan and, since December 16, 2008, in the United...
Money creation
In economics, money creation is the process by which the money supply of a country or a monetary region (such as the Eurozone) is increased. A central bank may introduce new money into the economy (te...
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Coin counterfeiting
Coin counterfeiting of valuable antique coins is common; modern high-value coins are also counterfeited and circulated.Counterfeit antique coins are generally made to a very high standard so that they...
Coin counterfeiting - Wikipedia
Gold peg
Gold peg is a term for the par value in gold of a particular currency that is backed by a gold standard. Maintaining a particular stated gold price is considered a matter of confidence for a currency....
Gold fixing
The London Gold Fixing (or Gold Fix) is the setting of the price of gold that used to be held on the premises of Nathan Mayer Rothschild & Sons by the members of The London Gold Market Fixing Ltd....
Reserve requirement
The reserve requirement (or cash reserve ratio) is a central bank regulation employed by most, but not all, of the world's central banks, that sets the minimum fraction of customer deposits and notes ...
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