Essays Tagged: "Money supply"

Book review on Secrets Of The Temple, by Willian Greider. An interesting and hefty (700+ page)book on the inner workings of the Federal Reserve.

et, the Federal Reserve System influences the nation's economic life. It can expand or contract the money supply by buying or selling U.S. securities and by raising or lowering reserve requirements (t ... pointed as chairmanof the Federal Reserve and attempted to correct the economy by man-ipulating the money supply sending it through a volatile up and downroller-coaster. The author shows how the Feder ...

(4 pages) 144 0 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Federal Reserve and Money Supply If "taxation without representation" could rally the colonists against the British Crown in 1776, tight money and ruinous interest rates

The Federal Reserve and Money SupplyIf "taxation without representation" could rally the colonists against the British Crown ... taxation without representation" could rally the colonists against the British Crown in 1776, tight money and ruinous interest rates might be cause for populist revolt in our own day. Federal Reserve ... tion was, however, nowhere a visible problem.These deliberate steps to raise the entire spectrum of money and long-term capital rates, despite the fact that inflation had remained at a fairly stable a ...

(15 pages) 370 0 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

'Globalisation does more harm than good to a country's economy.'!!

ys an important role in the national financial markets, as it has the power to increase or decrease money supply within the economy. The government usually uses the central bank of the country to perf ... h regulation to protect the local market from losing out to the outside markets due to competition) money and capital markets of the world.Most countries interfere in the foreign exchange market to ma ...

(3 pages) 408 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

The fiscal policy in economics.

e prices, and economic growth. On the other hand, the Monetary Policy is defined as, changes in the money supply, or in the rate of change of the supply, to achieve particular macroeconomic goals. The ...

(2 pages) 412 0 2.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Summary of the Federal Reserve's history and policy procedures

cy when the Fed was created and the Fed had not yet discovered the power of open market influencing money supply. Before WWI, the Fed had taken a passive role the utilized policy following the "real b ... he Fed agreed to help the Treasury pegging the low interest rate, which result in a rapid growth of money supply. When the Korean War broke out in 1950, inflation began to heat up, and the Fed decided ...

(3 pages) 250 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Importance of the Federal Market Commitee

gned to promote stable prices and economic growth. In short the FOMC basically manages our nation's money supply.The FOMC is managed by a Board of Governors who are responsible for coming up with the ... s also responsible for setting the Federal Funds Rates. This is crucial in determine how banks lend money to each other and set the tone for all other interest rates throughout the country. It is easy ...

(1 pages) 28 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Great Depression.

ica's economy. These included speculation, depressed farms and industries, wealth distribution, low money supply, no safeguards, overproduction, unemployment, and decline in foreign trade.Speculation ... t thousands of Americans. The stock market boom was very unsteady, because it was based on borrowed money and false optimism. When investors lost confidence, the stock market collapsed, taking them al ...

(4 pages) 81 1 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression

Notes on Differnt Types of Economic Polices

ur. (When prices are rising, getting out of control.) The government tries to combat this by making money scarce and by raising taxes and by cutting government spreading.Fiscal policy vs. monetary pol ... (our federal resource). Monetary policy involves changing interest notes and changing the amount of money the commercial banks have to lend. (money supply.)To control inflationFederal Reserve raises i ...

(1 pages) 85 0 1.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

IMF- International Monetary and Financial committee

dard first began to have problems during World War I (1914-1919) when countries tried to expand the money supply without the additional gold that they would need. When the IMF was established in 1944 ... s revised weekly to take account of changes in short-term interest rates in the major international money markets. The rate of charge is currently about 2.93 percent (as of March 10, 2003). The IMF di ...

(17 pages) 302 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Dot com crisis

budgets around licensing of radiofrequency spectrum or other intangiblesinterest rates fell and the money supply increased. In the US for example 30 Year Treasury Bond rates dropped from 8.17% in 1994 ... S for example 30 Year Treasury Bond rates dropped from 8.17% in 1994 to 5.87% in 1999, while the M3 money supply measure grew by 34%changes to taxation and pension systems (and demographic trends such ...

(5 pages) 187 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

China set to cool off its Growth. An essay about the recent high levels of economic growth in china. Economics

ns.If China increase their interest rates this will mean that they are effectively decreasing their money supply which will effectively lower the quantity demanded of Chinese currency Yuen.One of the ... ile imports from Korea, Singapore and Thailand have increased by 50% or more, despite the fact that money supply growth has already started decelerating in the first two months of this year.According ...

(2 pages) 159 0 3.4 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

This essay discusses the Federal Reserves.

cy" of governments. If a government "loosens monetary policy", this means that it has "printed more money". Simply put, the Central Bank creates more money by printing it. This makes interest rates lo ... , the Central Bank creates more money by printing it. This makes interest rates lower, because more money is available to lenders and borrowers alike. If the supply of money is lowered, this "tightens ...

(3 pages) 74 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How The Great Depression affected the US and The World

depression. In particular two policies have been singled out by economists. The first is the tight money policies of the Federal Reserve which restricted the money supply. The second was the recourse ... even before this, the superheated boom in stock prices that marked the bull market of 1928 siphoned money from Europe. The pricking of the bubble sent shock waves throughout the world. Large exports o ...

(4 pages) 53 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The causes of the depression

be discussed.In the view of Keynes, a depression is a case of "severe recession, where people hoard money no matter how mush central banks try to increase money supply". To cure the depression, Keynes ... gh rate of employment and consumers are spending their incomes, which results in a circular flow of money. As Keynes suggested that "my spending becomes part of your earnings and my earnings become pa ...

(5 pages) 77 1 3.9 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Title:Cross of Gold, Essay topic question: What were some argments put foward by the populist party in the 19th century?

lican party the free coinage of silver can assist the people of the United States by increasing the money supply in times of depression, assisting the majority to clear their debts, and by relieving p ... war (Rebecca 2). The current collection of the Greenback bills is having the effect of pulling out money from circulation, thus causing deflation. The farmers believe that deflation is the cause of t ...

(3 pages) 19 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

ECO 360 / Monetary Policy

es to influence its economy. Using its monetary authority to control the supply and availability of money, a government attempts to influence the overall level of economic activity in line with its po ... he following economic principles and programs adopted by a government that manage the growth of its money supply, the availability of credit, and interest rates. In the United States, the Federal Rese ...

(8 pages) 322 0 3.7 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics


g and revenue collection to influence the economy. Monetary policy however is the regulation of the money supply and interest rates by a central bank, such as the Federal Reserve Board in the U.S., in ... pen Market Committee, the group that makes the key decisions affecting the cost and availability of money and credit in the economy whose decision-making increased the inflation rate by 1.5%. The othe ...

(3 pages) 125 0 3.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

This is an Article analysis for an Economics class. Examines the US economy and inflation.

If someone earns a sum of money, and saves it rather than spends it, then, in no way can a person be losing wealth if not for ... of the problem is not with businesspeople, but the Federal Reserve System continuously adding more money into the economy. The article I have chosen to summarize examines the U.S. economy of today ma ... n itself with the onset of inflation.In reality, what triggers the rise in prices is an increase of money in circulation, which is a result of the actions performed by the Federal Reserve. The Federal ...

(2 pages) 128 2 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The extent to which a Central Bank should have both goal and instrument independence and examine the possible implication of this on achievement of the macro-economic objectives.

cial system. Central Banks also administer national monetary policy, using their influence over the money supply and interest rates to implement macroeconomic policies.The argument for a Central Bank ... argeted as a macroeconomic objective as if there are a higher number of people earning and spending money then the government will generate revenue through income and expenditure taxes.- Sustainable a ...

(8 pages) 62 0 4.2 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Should the U.S. return to a monetary policy based on the Gold standard?

peared as a political issue. The world has abandoned the gold standard in favor of so-called "paper money," and only a diminishing group continues to call for its return. However, if mainstream econom ... he past can help lead to a more prosperous future. The reason why the far right opposes the current money system is because it allows the government to control the size of the money supply (www.huppi. ...

(6 pages) 99 0 3.7 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges