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Tools of the Federal Reserve

Roben Farzad, who hosts a podcast focusing on financial news on NPR One, talked about tools that the Federal Reserve have available to address economic downturns.

Description

JUNE 17, 2020Roben Farzad, who hosts a podcast focusing on financial news on NPR One, talked about tools that the Federal Reserve have available to address economic downturns.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • How can the Federal Reserve impact interest rates?
  • What other tools can the Fed use to help with economic recovery?
  • Why has monetary policy changed in the last century?
  • How can the Fed buying corporate bonds help the economy?
  • How can the Federal Reserve instill confidence in the economy?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Asset
    • Balance Sheet
    • Bonds
    • Creditor
    • Federal Open Market Committee
    • Federal Reserve
    • Interest Rates
    • Lending
    • Monetary Policy
    • Payroll
    • Revenue
    • Treasuries

    Topics

    Economics & Financial Literacy

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity