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The Resource The complete idiot's guide to the Federal Reserve, by Preston Martin and Lita Epstein

The complete idiot's guide to the Federal Reserve, by Preston Martin and Lita Epstein

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The complete idiot's guide to the Federal Reserve
Title
The complete idiot's guide to the Federal Reserve
Statement of responsibility
by Preston Martin and Lita Epstein
Title variation
  • Complete idiot's guide
  • Federal Reserve
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Martin, Preston
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)
  • Federal Reserve banks
  • Monetary policy
Label
The complete idiot's guide to the Federal Reserve, by Preston Martin and Lita Epstein
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Pt. 1. Creating the money machine. Why care about the Fed? Your money and the Fed's role ; Cycling through time : learn how economic cycles impact your money ; How we got the Federal Reserve : step back in time to see how the Fed got started -- Pt. 2. The money machine's top dogs. Peek inside the FOMC : go behind the scenes of the Federal Open Market Committee ; Leading stars of the Fed : meet the Fed chairmen who made the Fed what it is today ; The other guys at the Fed : discover other key players at the Fed -- Pt. 3. The money machine's hidden powers. The New York Fed: the power behind the throne : learn about open market operations and other key roles unique to the New York Fed ; Your bank's bank : find out where your bank gets its banking services ; Going behind the scenes : meet the Fed staff and learn how it's organized ; Fedspeak : the secret language of money : learn how to read the clues in the Fed's mysterious messages -- Pt. 4. The money machine's key responsibilities. Getting down to regulations : find out about all the rules and regulations controlled by the Fed ; Lender of last resort : learn more about the Fed's role as lender in bank crisis situations ; Moving the markets : discover why when Alan Greenspan speaks markets listen ; The Fed's new roles : explore the Fed's new roles in the era of bank modernization ; Playing the numbers game : learn how the Fed makes use of its economic data collection -- Pt. 5. Sharing money power. Politics as usual : how the rest of Washington beats up on the Fed ; Going international : key players in the international banking community ; The regulators: other Washington money powers : meet the other key Washington money decision-makers -- Pt. 6. The money machine comes home. Developing our communities : find out how money flows into your community for economic development ; Protecting consumers : explore consumer protection laws managed by the Fed ; Are we saving enough? : find out if you are saving enough and how to protect the privacy of your assets -- Pt. 7. The money machine's future. The world of tomorrow : exploring the key issues facing the Fed in the future ; You, too, can work at the Fed : find out if you want to work at the Fed ; Can you advise the Fed? : learn how you can become involved in Fed decision-making
Control code
ocm51760633
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 315 p.
Isbn
9780028643236
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002116794
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ADP-5608
Label
The complete idiot's guide to the Federal Reserve, by Preston Martin and Lita Epstein
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Pt. 1. Creating the money machine. Why care about the Fed? Your money and the Fed's role ; Cycling through time : learn how economic cycles impact your money ; How we got the Federal Reserve : step back in time to see how the Fed got started -- Pt. 2. The money machine's top dogs. Peek inside the FOMC : go behind the scenes of the Federal Open Market Committee ; Leading stars of the Fed : meet the Fed chairmen who made the Fed what it is today ; The other guys at the Fed : discover other key players at the Fed -- Pt. 3. The money machine's hidden powers. The New York Fed: the power behind the throne : learn about open market operations and other key roles unique to the New York Fed ; Your bank's bank : find out where your bank gets its banking services ; Going behind the scenes : meet the Fed staff and learn how it's organized ; Fedspeak : the secret language of money : learn how to read the clues in the Fed's mysterious messages -- Pt. 4. The money machine's key responsibilities. Getting down to regulations : find out about all the rules and regulations controlled by the Fed ; Lender of last resort : learn more about the Fed's role as lender in bank crisis situations ; Moving the markets : discover why when Alan Greenspan speaks markets listen ; The Fed's new roles : explore the Fed's new roles in the era of bank modernization ; Playing the numbers game : learn how the Fed makes use of its economic data collection -- Pt. 5. Sharing money power. Politics as usual : how the rest of Washington beats up on the Fed ; Going international : key players in the international banking community ; The regulators: other Washington money powers : meet the other key Washington money decision-makers -- Pt. 6. The money machine comes home. Developing our communities : find out how money flows into your community for economic development ; Protecting consumers : explore consumer protection laws managed by the Fed ; Are we saving enough? : find out if you are saving enough and how to protect the privacy of your assets -- Pt. 7. The money machine's future. The world of tomorrow : exploring the key issues facing the Fed in the future ; You, too, can work at the Fed : find out if you want to work at the Fed ; Can you advise the Fed? : learn how you can become involved in Fed decision-making
Control code
ocm51760633
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 315 p.
Isbn
9780028643236
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2002116794
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) ADP-5608

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