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Monetary policy

The regulation of the 

Money

 supply and 

Interest

 rates by a central bank, such as the 

Federal Reserve Board

 in the U.S., in 

Order

 to control inflation and stabilize 

Currency

Monetary

 policy is one the two ways the government can impact the 

Economy

. By impacting the effective cost of money, the Federal Reserve can affect the amount of 

Money

 that is spent by consumers and businesses.



Related Terms: 15

Currency

,

Consumer

,

Economy

,

Flat

,

Fed

,

Federal Reserve Board

,

Interest

,

Interest rate

,

Monetary

,

Money

,

Monetary policy

,

Net

,

Order

,

Policy

,

Supply


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10-K

,

Accelerated Cost Recovery System

,

Acquisition cost

,

Adjustable rate

,

Agent bank

,

Accrual of discount

,

Accrued interest

,

Amortization of premium

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

Alternative order

,

At best

,

At call

,

Automated Order Entry System

,

Active money

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

Accommodative monetary policy

,

Aggregate supply

,

Aggregate supply curve

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Adjustable Rate Mortgage

,

Advance rate

,

Annual Percentage Rate

,

Applicable federal rate

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

At the money

,

Absorption rate

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Average up

,

Amount recognized

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Automated Pricing and Reporting System

,

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

,

Barren money

,

Bank-eligible issues

,

Benchmark interest rate

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy limit order

,

Buy minus order

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy order

,

Buy stop order

,

Buy the book

,

Broad money

,

Balance of payments

,

Bank Rate

,

Base interest rate

,

Board of Governors

,

Business cycle

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Bank term loan

,

Base rate

,

Blended rate

,

Broker loan rate

,

Business credit

,

Business finance companies

,

Bust-up takeover

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Big Board

,

Bulletin board

,

Break-even tax rate

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Capitalized cost

,

Capitalized interest

,

Cash control

,

Cost Accounting

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Credit order

,

Central assets account

,

Commercial bank

,

Compound interest

,

Consumer bank

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Consumer debenture

,

Coupon rate

,

Current production rate

,

Call money rate

,

Central Registration Depository

,

Code of procedure

,

Contingency order

,

Contingent order

,

Convertible currency

,

Currency

,

Currency convertibility

,

Currency fluctuations

,

Currency swap

,

Capitalization of income

,

Capitalization rate

,

Cap rate

,

Civilian unemployment rate

,

Command economy

,

Consumer

,

Consumer confidence

,

Consumer confidence index

,

Consumer Price Index

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodities Exchange Act

,

Cost basis

,

Cash value life insurance policy

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Certificate of stock

,

Chicago Board Options Exchange

,

Consumer stock

,

Control stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Consumer credit

,

Consumer debt

,

Consumer interest

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

C shares

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Calendar effect

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Cup and handle

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Deficit net worth

,

Depreciated cost

,

Dealer bank

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Deferred interest bond

,

Dual currency bond

,

Day order

,

Designated Order Turnaround

,

Discretionary order

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Dividend rate

,

Demand inflation

,

Demand-pull inflation

,

Desk (the)

,

Discount rate

,

Division of labor

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Doing business as

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Double net lease

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Dollar cost averaging

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Double up

,

Depth of market

,

Effective debt

,

Effective annual interest rate

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Exact interest

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Either-or order

,

European Currency Unit

,

European Monetary System

,

Exchange rate

,

Extended broad money

,

Effective par

,

Easy monetary policy

,

Economic growth rate

,

Economy

,

Edge Act

,

Employer Cost Index

,

Employment Cost Index

,

E-mini

,

Exchange of spot

,

European Central Bank

,

Export-Import Bank

,

Effective date

,

Effective tax rate

,

Explicit interest

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Even up

,

Financial Accounting Standards Board

,

First In First Out

,

Fixed cost

,

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

,

Federal funds

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Fed funds

,

Fractional reserve banking

,

Face-amount certificate

,

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation

,

Federal National Mortgage Association

,

Federal Reserve Note

,

Flat

,

Flat yield curve

,

Flight to quality

,

Floating-rate bond

,

Flow of funds

,

Federal Call

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Fiat money

,

Floating exchange rate

,

Foreign currency option

,

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

,

First board

,

Face amount

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Friends and family offering

,

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

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Free and clear

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

Federal Tax Identification Number

,

Federal tax lien

,

Flat tax

,

Government Bond

,

Government National Mortgage Association

,

Government Paper

,

Government securities

,

Government Securities Clearing Corporation

,

Glass-Steagall Act

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

Goldilocks economy

,

Government expenditure

,

G-8

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Historical cost

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House of issue

,

Hard currency

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

Holder in due course

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

,

Head and shoulders

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Inflation accounting

,

Interest-bearing

,

In escrow

,

Inflation-indexed security

,

Interest rate collar

,

Interest rate risk

,

Interest rate swap

,

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

,

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

,

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

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint and several liability

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

January Effect

,

Last In First Out

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Little Board

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Limit order

,

Limit order book

,

Limit order information system

,

Lawful money

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Limit up

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Lump sum distribution

,

Letter of comment

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Lump sum

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Member bank

,

Money center bank

,

Money order

,

Mutual Savings Bank

,

Make a market

,

Margin rate

,

Market if touched order

,

Market on close order

,

Market order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Merchant bank

,

Money management

,

Medium of exchange

,

Monetary

,

Money

,

Managed economy

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Market economy

,

Mature economy

,

Monetary indicator

,

Monetary policy

,

Master policy

,

Market rate

,

Money at call

,

Money factor

,

Mortgage interest deduction

,

Mortgage rate

,

Mill rate

,

Money flow

,

Net

,

Net book value

,

Net current assets

,

Net income

,

Net income multiplier

,

Net interest margin

,

Net investment

,

Net margin

,

Net Operating Income

,

Net operating margin

,

Net profit

,

Net profit margin

,

Net quick assets

,

Net sales

,

Net surplus

,

Net tangible assets

,

National Bank

,

Near money

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Nominal rate

,

Non-interest-bearing note

,

Notice of Sale

,

NASD Regulation

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

Net capital ratio

,

No limit order

,

No quote

,

No-Fault

,

Nonparticipating life insurance policy

,

Net Asset Value

,

Net estate

,

No-Action Letter

,

Null and void

,

No-lien affidavit

,

Notice of Default

,

Notional principal amount

,

No-load

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Net lease

,

No-load stock

,

National Market Advisory Board

,

Net change

,

Net position

,

Net transaction

,

Net volume

,

No book

,

Off the books

,

One time charge

,

Original cost

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Ordinary interest

,

OTC Bulletin Board

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

Off-floor order

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Open order

,

Or better

,

Order

,

Order flow

,

Order ticket

,

Open economy

,

Operating rate

,

Open interest

,

One-share one-vote rule

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Out of the money

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

October Effect

,

Off-board

,

On close

,

One man picture

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Order book official

,

Order imbalance

,

Pooling of interests

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Pass-through coupon rate

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Premium over bond value

,

Premium over conversion value

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Payment for order flow

,

P&L

,

Policy

,

Policy limit

,

Policy loan

,

Policy surrender

,

Pour-over will

,

Power of Attorney

,

Paid up

,

Personal interest

,

Prepaid interest

,

Prime rate

,

Principal amount

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Purchase-money mortgage

,

Prime rate fund

,

Prudent Expert Act

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Painting the tape

,

Replacement cost

,

Reports and Records

,

Retention rate

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Run rate

,

Real interest rate

,

Regional bank

,

Regulation Q

,

Reserve ratio

,

Reserve requirement

,

Rate covenant

,

Regular-way delivery

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Real economic growth rate

,

Reduced paid-up insurance

,

Replacement cost insurance

,

Regulation A

,

Reverse Take-Over

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Rate-improvement

,

Rate lock

,

Regulation Z

,

Renegotiable rate

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Roll over

,

Rule of 78

,

Roll up

,

Rent control

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Regulation FD

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Savings and Loan

,

Savings bank

,

Sight letter of credit

,

Simple interest

,

S&L

,

State bank

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Selling flat

,

Spot rate

,

Step-up bond

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell limit order

,

Sell order

,

Sell the book

,

Significant order

,

Small Order Execution System

,

Split order

,

Stop-limit order

,

Stop order

,

Savings rate

,

Standard of living

,

Supply

,

Supply curve

,

Supply elasticity

,

Supply-side economics

,

Swap rate

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Short interest

,

Short interest ratio

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Security interest

,

Start rate

,

Scorched-earth policy

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Selling the spread

,

Step-up warrant

,

Step-up lease

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Sin tax

,

Standard mileage rate

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Scale order

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

Smart money

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Tangible net worth

,

Times interest earned

,

Total cost

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Treasury Inflation-Protected Security

,

Take a position

,

Time order

,

Two-sided market

,

Two-way market

,

Trailing P/E

,

Tight monetary policy

,

Tight money

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Teaser rate

,

Triple net lease

,

Truth in Lending

,

Two-step mortgage

,

Tenancy at will

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Take a bath

,

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

,

Up volume

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Variable rate

,

Vanishing premium policy

,

Victim Impact Statement

,

With interest

,

Williams Act

,

World Bank

,

Waiver of premium

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-over-year

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

Z shares


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