The 30-day federal fund
futures contract is an interest rate derivative, which has been traded on the Chicago Board of Trade since October 3, 1988.
WASHINGTON, March 21 (KUNA) -- The US Federal Reserve decided Wednesday to raise the target range for the federal funds
rate to 1.5 to 1.75.
Although monetary policy has focused on setting an appropriate level for the federal funds
rate since well before the financial crisis, the mechanics since the crisis have changed.
Figure 1 graphs the evolution of the nominal effective federal funds
rate, inflation, and a survey measure of long-term inflation expectations.
In support of a 2015 federal measure that lifted a longstanding ban on using federal funds
for syringe services programs, the U.S.
SEEKING MORE FEDERAL FUNDS
. Puerto Rico's chronic inability to fully tap into federal funding has shortchanged the island out of millions in competitive grants and loans available for a cross-section of activities, reports News Is My Business (June 16, 2014).
Baptist Community Ministries asked The Finance Project to examine the expenditure of federal funds
for job training and education of New Orleans' disconnected young adults (i.e., persons between ages 16 and 24 who are not in school or work).
The effects of these events can be seen in the trends of not only the federal funds
market, but also the repo, commercial paper, Libor, and Eurodollar markets.
According to the textbook view, the Federal Reserve controls the federal funds
rate by varying the supply of reserves available to the banking system.
23, a federal judge handed down a ruling that barred the use of federal funds
for any research involving human embryonic stem cells.
This report responds to Congress' request for information on federal funds
provided for fiscal years 2002 through 2009 to selected organizations involved in health-related activities and their affiliates: Advocates for Youth, the Guttmacher Institute, the International Planned Parenthood Federation, the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the Population Council, and the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States.