Accession Number PB2014-103211
Title Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve: Current Policy and Conditions, January 7, 2014.
Publication Date Jan 2014
Media Count 22p
Personal Author M. Labonte
Abstract The Federal Reserve (the Fed) defines monetary policy as its actions to influence the availability and cost of money and credit. Because the expectations of market participants play an important role in determining prices and economic growth, monetary policy can also be defined to include the directives, policies, statements, and actions of the Fed that influence future perceptions.
Keywords Credit
Economic growth
Federal reserve
Monetary policy
Stable price level

Source Agency Congressional Research Service
NTIS Subject Category 95F - Bionics & Artificial Intelligence
43A - Finance
70F - Public Administration & Government
Corporate Author Congressional Research Service, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Rept. to Congress.
NTIS Issue Number 1409
Contract Number N/A

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