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ECON Case Study

3 PAGES APA FORMAT Purpose:The purpose of this assignment is to provide students with an opportunity to develop a short case study and analysis of an issue related to money and banking using concepts and theories learned in class.  Use the article below and analyze the issue of the Fed cutting interest rates using the […]

ECON Discussion 7

NO MORE THAN 4 PARAGRAPHS, APA FORMATTED RESOURCES Monetary policy in the US, especially the desire to increase interest rates, will have international repercussions. One of these will be to strengthen an already strong dollar. Please discuss the consequences of increasing interest rates on the US economy, taking into consideration the global ramifications. https://youtu.be/TfGkkhjET60 https://youtu.be/y_ExrQfnbC0 […]

ECON Discussion 5

Since the 2007 financial crisis the Feds portfolio of Treasury and mortgage-backed securities has grown tremendously, from $900 to around $4.0 trillion today.  In recent years there has been much discussion about how and how quickly the Fed may begin reducing the size of its balance sheet.  What is the Feds balance sheet?  Whats your […]

ECON Discussion 4

The Financial Crisis of 2007 2009 was the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s, and like that event had global repercussions and consequences. Also like the earlier crisis there were significant events that were under the control of policy makers that made the 2008 crisis worse, among these were lax banking […]

Interest rates

APA FORMAT ONLY!! Interest rates are near an all-time low with the prime rate about 5.5% and the Federal Funds rate at 2.4%. This has helped to stabilize and improve the economy over the past several years, and unemployment is now about where it was in 2000, 4%. The Fed is contemplating increasing interest rates […]

Discussion

Please discuss the quantitative easing program that the Federal Reserve operated from 2009 to 2014. What conditions did the Fed say needed to prevail in order to bring the program to a conclusion. 500-750 words Resources: https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/29 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViDrLylsYH4 https://youtu.be/4TihoBfdCe8 https://youtu.be/afDzRqcq3eY https://youtu.be/blSnLEZe-sI https://www.khanacademy.org/economics-finance-domain/core-finance/money-and-banking

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