1 - Require bank to keep more or less money on deposit w/ the FED
2 - Adjust the federal discount rates
3 - Buy or sell US Treasury securities
1 - There will be increasing in indicators such as sales, manufacturing and wages.
2 - GDP increases.
3 - Business are increasing towards production capacity. 8/255
1 Increase in consumer demand for goods and services
2 Increase in industrial production
3 Falling inventories
4 Rising stock markets
5 Rising property values
6 Increasing GDP
1 Rising numbers of bankruptcies and bond defaults
2 Falling stock markets
3 Rising inventories (a sign of slacking consumer demand)
4 Decreasing GDP
Consumer Price Index; The CPI reflect the average cost of goods and services purchased by consumers, compared with those same goods and services purchased during a base period.
This tells economists whether those goods are becoming more or less expensive which indicates which way inflation is trending. 15/257
1 - Excessive demand, when demand exceeds supply prices will rise.
2 - Monetary expansion, when the nation's money stock exceeds the nation's growth rate. So if too much money is printed in the dollar will weaken and thus the dollar's buying power is reduced. 19/257
* Prime rate
* Call rate
* Discount rate
* Federal funds rate