Posts Tagged ‘open market operations’

  • What Does Quantitative Easing Do?

    Sep 26, 10 • 317 Views • 1 Comment

    A quantitative easing limerick: “I’m afraid,” said Bernanke to Geithner, “The debt crisis still has lots of bite in ‘er. Though it may cause some ranklin’ I’ll print lots more Franklins; We’ll loosen our money,...  [read more]

  • A Fourth Monetary Policy Tool

    Feb 15, 10 • 332 Views • No Comments

    The chasm between economics textbooks and real life has grown larger. It is just tough to keep up. Looking at monetary policy, the most typical tool used by the Federal Reserve takes students so very logically to the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). If...  [read more]