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Four common misconceptions about the Federal Reserve

Remarks by Eric S. Rosengren, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, at the Boston Economic Club, Boston, Massachusetts, November 16, 2011
Speech , Paper 52

Discussion Paper
Umbrella supervision and the role of the central bank

Deregulation and financial consolidation have led to the development of financial holding companiesallowing commercial banking, insurance, investment banking, and other financial activities to be conducted under the same corporate umbrellaand the Federal Reserve has been named supervisor of the consolidated enterprise. This Policy Discussion Paper will show that there likely are economies of scope between the Feds inherent central-banking responsibilities and those of an umbrella supervisor and that these duel roles benefit both the Fed and functional regulators.
Policy Discussion Papers , Issue Dec

Journal Article
Monetary policy, money supply, and the Federal Reserve's operating procedures

Federal Reserve Bulletin , Issue Jan , Pages 13-24

Financial stability: the role of the Federal Reserve System

Remarks at the Future of Banking Regulation and Supervision in the EU Conference, Frankfurt, Germany.
Speech , Paper 125

The implementation of monetary policy


Journal Article
Monetary policy implementation: common goals but different practices

While the goals that guide monetary policy in different countries are very similar, central banks diverge in their methods of implementing policy. This study of the policy frameworks of four central banks?the Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank, the Bank of England, and the Swiss National Bank?focuses on two notable areas of difference. The first is the choice of an interest rate target, a standard feature of conventional monetary policy. The second is the choice of instruments for managing the central banks? expanded balance sheets?a decision made necessary by the banks? ...
Current Issues in Economics and Finance , Volume 17 , Issue Nov

Journal Article
Financial amplification mechanisms and the Federal Reserve’s supply of liquidity during the crisis

New York Fed economists Asani Sarkar and Jeffrey Shrader examine the Federal Reserve?s recent liquidity actions in the context of studies on financial amplification mechanisms, whereby an initial financial sector shock triggers substantially larger shocks elsewhere in the sector and in the broader economy. Presented at "Central Bank Liquidity Tools and Perspectives on Regulatory Reform" a conference sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, February 19-20, 2009.
Economic Policy Review , Volume 16 , Issue Aug , Pages 55-74

Journal Article
The Federal Reserve’s Commercial Paper Funding Facility

Established in the wake of Lehman Brothers? bankruptcy to stabilize severe disruptions in the commercial paper market, the Commercial Paper Funding Facility (CPFF) allowed the Federal Reserve to act as a lender of last resort for issuers of commercial paper, thereby effectively addressing temporary liquidity distortions and alleviating the severe funding stress that threatened to further exacerbate the financial crisis. In doing so, the CPFF can be considered a noteworthy model of liquidity provision in a market-based financial system, where maturity transformation occurs outside of the ...
Economic Policy Review , Volume 17 , Issue May , Pages 25-39

Observations on the U.S. economy: need the Fed do more? (with reference to Elvis Costello, Clarence Day, Narayana Kocherlakota and Bernard Baruch)

Remarks before the Vancouver Board of Trade, Vancouver, British Columbia, October 1, 2010 ; "Without exception, all the business leaders I interview cite nonmonetary factors--fiscal policy and regulatory constraints or, worse, uncertainty going forward--and better opportunities for earning a return on investment elsewhere as inhibiting their willingness to commit to expansion in the U.S."
Speeches and Essays , Paper 73

Financial market turmoil: the Federal Reserve and the challenges ahead

Remarks at the Council on Foreign Relations Corporate Conference 2009, New York City.
Speech , Paper 14



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