The Taylor rule views the federal funds
rate as reacting to a weighted average of inflation, target inflation, and economic growth.
The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) began offering federal funds
futures contracts in October 1988 (CBOT, 1992).
For the first time since the start of a national highway program in the United States, federal funds
may be applied to a broad range of toll projects at the state and local level, including:
What's occurring at Park Center and Battle Creek is symptomatic of the larger tragedy that has befallen the nation's mentally ill: While federal funds
are being used to support private care for the worried well, those with serious mental illnesses are finding it increasingly difficult to get proper psychiatric care at the CMHCs obligated to serve them.
The auditor of a major recipient of federal funds
with hundreds of different grants will have to rely on his own judgment in selecting the requirements that are likely to be material to those major programs.
Eurodollar futures, often used to gauge long-term policy expectations, reveal a similar pattern: While longer-term expectations have declined since the beginning of the latest round of federal funds
rate increases, they have recently stabilized.
This report responds to a Congressional request that we provide information on expenditures of federal funds
by several organizations and their affiliates--the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the Population Council, the International Planned Parenthood Federation, The Alan Guttmacher Institute, Advocates for Youth, and the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)--all of which are involved in health-related activities.
The Federal Open Market Committee decided on November 6, 2002, to lower its target for the federal funds
rate by 50 basis points to 1 1/4 percent.
The provinces agreed to match the federal funds
, although the Quebec City deal gives them wiggle room to get credit for spending by third parties.
In fairly short order, Beame convinced members of the New York congressional delegation to push legislation allowing him to "borrow' federal capital funds and use them to offset the Transit Authority's operating deficit (and to hold the fare) as long as the city promised to spend its own funds to replace the federal funds
Malaga was able to increase its earnings, despite 11 increases in the Federal Funds
rate, by continuing to grow while maintaining a relatively constant level of operating expenses.
It's bad enough that the country consistently shortchanges needy California when it doles out federal funds
, as it does once again in this particular bill.