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Bell Ringer: The Purpose of Central Banks and the Federal Reserve

The Purpose of Central Banks and the Federal Reserve

Bloomberg News reporter Chris Condon discussed the purpose of central banks and the roles that the Federal Reserve Bank plays in the United States.

Description

Bloomberg News reporter Chris Condon discussed the purpose of central banks and the roles that the Federal Reserve Bank plays in the United States.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • How does the Federal Reserve help regulate the flow of credit?
  • What is meant by the Fed serving as a financial regulator?
  • How does the Federal Reserve serve as the "lender of last resort?" Why is this important?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Banks
    • Credit
    • Deposits
    • Economy
    • Federal Reserve
    • Lender Of Last Resort
    • Liquidity
    • Monetary Policy
    • Recession
    • Regulation

    Topics

    Economics & Financial Literacy

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity