Posts Tagged ‘open market operations’

  • What Does Quantitative Easing Do?

    Sep 26, 10 • 126 Views • Money and Monetary Policy1 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,...

  • A Fourth Monetary Policy Tool

    Feb 15, 10 • 123 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo 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...