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15 posts from "November 2012"
November 14, 2012

Income Flows from U.S. Foreign Assets and Liabilities

Foreign investors placed roughly $1.0 trillion in U.S. assets in 2011, pushing the total value of their claims on the United States to $20.6 trillion.

November 9, 2012

Historical Echoes: How Do You Say “Wall Street” in Latin?

The Forum. This is where finance happened in ancient Rome.

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November 7, 2012

Federal Reserve Liquidity Facilities Gross $22 Billion for U.S. Taxpayers

During the 2007-09 crisis, the Federal Reserve took many measures to mitigate
disruptions in financial markets, including the introduction or expansion of
liquidity facilities.

November 5, 2012

Nudging Inflation Expectations: An Experiment

Managing consumers’ inflation expectations is of critical importance to central banks in the conduct of monetary policy.

November 2, 2012

Historical Echoes: FOMC … “Minutes” by Minutes

Kathleen McKiernan Although the Federal Reserve was founded in 1913, the Federal Open Market Committee,  or FOMC, wasn’t created until passage of the Banking Act of 1933. Congress established the name and legal structure of the FOMC as a formal committee of the twelve Reserve Banks. In 1935, a System reorganization added the seven-member Board […]

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