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Federal Reserve Discount Rate

The rate at which member banks may 

Borrow

 short 

Term

 funds directly from a 

Federal Reserve Bank

. The 

Discount rate

 is one of the two 

Interest

 rates set by the Fed, the other being the 

Federal funds

 rate. The 

Fed

 actually controls this rate directly, but this fact does not really help in 

Policy

 implementation, since banks can also find such funds elsewhere. also called discount rate.



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Call

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Discount rate

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Federal funds

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Fed

,

Federal Reserve Bank

,

Fund

,

FIN

,

Interest

,

Inc.

,

Interest rate

,

Member bank

,

Policy

,

Real

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Short

,

Term


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10-K

,

12b-1 funds

,

Adjustable rate

,

Agent bank

,

Automatic Funds Transfer

,

Accrual of discount

,

Accrued interest

,

Accrued market discount

,

Amortization of premium

,

At par

,

Allied member

,

All or any part

,

Associate member

,

At best

,

At call

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

Accommodative monetary policy

,

Actual market

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

As is

,

Attorney in fact

,

Adjustable Rate Mortgage

,

Advance rate

,

Amortization term

,

Annual Percentage Rate

,

Applicable federal rate

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

Aggressive growth fund

,

A shares

,

Asset allocation fund

,

At the money

,

Absorption rate

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Away from the market

,

Bank reconciliation

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Burn rate

,

Bank credit

,

Bank draft

,

Bank holding company

,

Bank Holiday

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Bank Note

,

Bank Trust Department

,

Balanced fund

,

Bank-eligible issues

,

Benchmark interest rate

,

Blend fund

,

Bond fund

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Balance of payments

,

Bank Rate

,

Base interest rate

,

Board of Governors

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Bank term loan

,

Base rate

,

Blended rate

,

Borrow

,

Broker loan rate

,

B shares

,

Break-even tax rate

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Capitalized interest

,

Cash control

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Clearinghouse funds

,

Commercial bank

,

Compound interest

,

Consumer bank

,

Call

,

Call date

,

Called away

,

Called bond

,

Call price

,

Call protection

,

Call risk

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Coupon rate

,

Current production rate

,

Call money rate

,

Clearing member

,

Code of procedure

,

Capitalization of income

,

Capitalization rate

,

Cap rate

,

Civilian unemployment rate

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Chasing the market

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodities Exchange Act

,

Cash value life insurance policy

,

Convertible term insurance

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Certificate of stock

,

Control stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Consumer interest

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Capital appreciation fund

,

Clone fund

,

Closed-end fund

,

Closed fund

,

Crossover fund

,

C shares

,

Call option

,

Call ratio backspread

,

Call swaption

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Covered call

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Direct profit

,

Dealer bank

,

Deposit in transit

,

Direct deposit

,

Direct sends

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Deep-discount bond

,

Deferred interest bond

,

Direct issuer

,

Direct paper

,

Discount bond

,

Deep discount broker

,

Discount broker

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Do Not Reduce

,

Date of record

,

Dividend discount model

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Dividend rate

,

Desk (the)

,

Discount rate

,

Division of labor

,

Decreasing term life

,

Direct financing

,

Direct placement

,

Direct Public Offering

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Direct lease

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Discount loan

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Dual-purpose fund

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Direct rollover

,

Direct transfer

,

Direct participation program

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Depth of market

,

Discount yield

,

Effective annual interest rate

,

Electronic Funds Transfer

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Exact interest

,

External funds

,

Either-or order

,

Exchange rate

,

Easy monetary policy

,

Economic growth rate

,

Edge Act

,

E-mini

,

Exchange of spot

,

European Central Bank

,

Export-Import Bank

,

Effective tax rate

,

Ex-all

,

Explicit interest

,

Enhanced index fund

,

Environmental fund

,

Equity fund

,

Exchange fund

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

First In First Out

,

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

,

Federal funds

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Fed funds

,

Fractional reserve banking

,

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation

,

Federal National Mortgage Association

,

Federal Reserve Note

,

First call date

,

Floating-rate bond

,

Flow of funds

,

Federal Call

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Fund supermarket

,

Floating exchange rate

,

Foreign exchange rate

,

Forward exchange rate

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Fed

,

Fed bias

,

Fed Chairman

,

Federal Reserve Bank

,

Federal Reserve Board

,

Federal Reserve Discount Rate

,

Federal Reserve requirement

,

Federal Trade Commission

,

Fed pass

,

Fiscal policy

,

Foreign direct investment

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Fund

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

,

Federal Housing Administration

,

Fixed rate

,

Fixed-rate loan

,

Fixed-Rate Mortgage

,

Floating rate

,

Forward interest rate

,

Forward Rate Agreement

,

Family of funds

,

Focused fund

,

Fund family

,

Fund manager

,

Fund of funds

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

Federal Tax Identification Number

,

Federal tax lien

,

FIN

,

Glass-Steagall Act

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Global fund

,

Growth and income fund

,

Growth fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Going short

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House call

,

House of issue

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

Holder in due course

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

,

Hedge fund

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Interest-bearing

,

In escrow

,

Interest rate collar

,

Interest rate risk

,

Interest rate swap

,

Intermediate-term

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment bank

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Inflation rate

,

International Monetary Fund

,

Interest rate futures

,

Interbank Rate

,

Individual policy pension trust

,

Insurable interest

,

Insurance policy

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Interest

,

Interest expense

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

Inc.

,

In intestacy

,

Inter vivos trust

,

Imputed interest

,

Interest deduction

,

Interest-only loan

,

Interest rate

,

Interest rate cap

,

Interest rate ceiling

,

Interest rate floor

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Income fund

,

Index fund

,

Institutional fund

,

International fund

,

Investment fund

,

Investment policy

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

Inchoate interest

,

Interest-only strip

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jumping the gun

,

Last In First Out

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Long-term

,

Lending at a rate

,

Lessee member

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Level term insurance

,

Long-term care insurance

,

Long-term debt

,

Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities

,

Letter of comment

,

Line of credit

,

Lock-in

,

Long-term mortgage

,

Lifecycle fund

,

Load fund

,

Long-term lease

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Member bank

,

Money center bank

,

Mutual Savings Bank

,

Medium-term

,

Medium-term bond

,

Municipal bond fund

,

Muni fund

,

Maintenance call

,

Make a market

,

Margin call

,

Margin rate

,

Market on close order

,

May Day

,

Member firm

,

Merchant bank

,

Medium of exchange

,

Monetary policy

,

Master policy

,

Market rate

,

Money at call

,

Mortgage interest deduction

,

Mortgage rate

,

Mutual fund

,

Mutual fund custodian

,

Mutual fund symbol

,

Matching funds

,

Mill rate

,

Net interest margin

,

National Bank

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Nominal rate

,

Non-interest-bearing note

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

No limit order

,

No quote

,

No-Fault

,

Nonparticipating life insurance policy

,

No-Action Letter

,

No-lien affidavit

,

Notice of Default

,

No-load

,

Naked call

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

No-load stock

,

No book

,

Off the books

,

One time charge

,

Other current assets

,

Other long term liabilities

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Ordinary interest

,

Original Issue Discount

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

Other income

,

Operating rate

,

Open interest

,

One-share one-vote rule

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end fund

,

Option income fund

,

Out of the money

,

On-balance volume

,

On close

,

One man picture

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pass-through coupon rate

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Provisional call feature

,

P&L

,

Policy

,

Policy limit

,

Policy loan

,

Policy surrender

,

Power of Attorney

,

Personal interest

,

Prepaid interest

,

Prime rate

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Pooled fund

,

Prime rate fund

,

Publicly-traded fund

,

Pure index fund

,

Pension fund

,

Prudent Expert Act

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Painting the tape

,

Put/call ratio

,

Real asset

,

Retention rate

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Run rate

,

Real interest rate

,

Regional bank

,

Reserve ratio

,

Reserve requirement

,

Rate covenant

,

Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit

,

Reading the tape

,

Real-time trade reporting

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Real

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Real economic growth rate

,

Regional fund

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Rate-improvement

,

Rate lock

,

Real estate owned

,

Renegotiable rate

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Real estate

,

Real estate agent

,

Real estate broker

,

Rent control

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Real-time

,

SG&A

,

Savings Association Insurance Fund

,

Savings bank

,

Short-term reserves

,

Sight letter of credit

,

Simple interest

,

S&L

,

State bank

,

Short bond

,

Short-term

,

Sinking fund

,

Spot rate

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell the book

,

Syndicate member

,

Savings rate

,

Standard of living

,

Swap rate

,

Short hedge

,

Short interest

,

Short interest ratio

,

Severally but not jointly

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Security interest

,

Start rate

,

Scorched-earth policy

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Sector fund

,

Series fund

,

Socially responsible fund

,

Specialized fund

,

Specialty fund

,

Stock fund

,

Selling the spread

,

Short leg

,

Short market value

,

Short straddle

,

Selling short

,

Selling short against the box

,

Short

,

Short cover

,

Shorting against the box

,

Short position

,

Short purchase

,

Short sale rule

,

Short squeeze

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Sin tax

,

Standard mileage rate

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Same Day Funds Settlement

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

Short swing profits

,

Short swing rules

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Times interest earned

,

Term CD

,

T-Bill

,

Term

,

Term bond

,

Term to maturity

,

Treasury Direct

,

Take a position

,

Two-sided market

,

Two-way market

,

Trailing P/E

,

Tight monetary policy

,

Term insurance

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Trust fund

,

Teaser rate

,

Term deposit

,

Term loan

,

Truth in Lending

,

Two-step mortgage

,

Tax-free bond fund

,

Tax-managed fund

,

Term trust

,

Tenancy at will

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Take a bath

,

Term repo

,

Term sheet

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Uniform Securities Act

,

Unemployment rate

,

Unearned interest

,

Uncovered call

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Variable rate

,

Vanishing premium policy

,

With interest

,

Williams Act

,

World Bank

,

World fund

,

Waiver of premium

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

X or XD

,

Yield to call

,

Y shares


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