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The Federal Reserve's contingency financing plan for the century date change

With the approach of the new millennium last year, many market participants resolved to limit their exposure to Y2K-related risks by cutting back normal trading activities. The Federal Reserve foresaw that the widespread adoption of such a strategy could lead to serious liquidity problems in key financing markets. Consequently, the Fed undertook to create a Standby Financing Facility that would provide securities dealers with a form of backup funding and ease market anxieties about year-end credit conditions.
Current Issues in Economics and Finance , Volume 6 , Issue Dec

Working Paper
Stock returns and inflation: further tests of the role of the central bank

Financial Industry Studies Working Paper , Paper 91-1

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Money, credit, and M2

FRBSF Economic Letter

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The response of real output and inflation to monetary policy

Economic Review , Issue Sum , Pages 45-70

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The U.S. economy and monetary policy

FRBSF Economic Letter

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Federal Reserve interest rate targeting, rational expectations, and the term structure

The amount of information in the yield curve for forecasting future changes in short rates varies with the maturity of the rates involved. Indeed, spreads between certain long and short rates appear unrelated to future changes in the short rate--contrary to the rational expectations hypothesis of the term structure. This paper estimates a daily model of Federal Reserve interest rate targeting behavior, which, accompanied by the maintained hypothesis of rational expectations, explains the varying predictive ability of the yield curve and elucidates the link between Fed policy and the term ...
Working Papers in Applied Economic Theory , Paper 95-02

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Interest rate spreads, commodity prices, and the dollar: a new strategy for monetary policy?

Economic and Financial Policy Review , Issue Jul , Pages 13-26

Conference Paper
Demand functions for measures of U.S. money and debt


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Is the Fed being swept out of (monetary) control?

What are "reserves," and why do banks hold them? What are "sweep accounts," and how do they work? What?s the relationship between the two? And what?s the Fed?s role in all of this? In this article, Jeff Wrase considers the effect sweep accounts have had on the market for bank reserves and on the Fed?s job of managing reserves in the banking system. He also looks at changes the Federal Reserve has made to keep the federal funds rate from becoming too volatile as the use of sweep accounts spreads
Business Review , Issue Nov , Pages 3-12

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Fed intervention: managing moral hazard in financial crises

At the end of September 2008, U.S. policymakers had been working for more than a year to contain the shock waves from plunging home prices and the subsequent financial market turmoil. For the Federal Reserve, the crisis has given new meaning to the adage that extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. The central bank has dusted off Depression-era powers and rewritten old rules to address serious risks to the global financial system.
Economic Letter , Volume 3



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