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Economics (MindTap Course List)

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Roger A. Arnold
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337617383
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Economics (MindTap Course List)

13th Edition
Roger A. Arnold
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337617383

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Chapter 13, Problem 11QP
Textbook Problem

The Fed has announced a new, lower target for the federal funds rate; in other words, the Fed wants to lower the federal funds rate from its present level. What does setting a lower target for the federal funds rate have to do with open market operations?

Expert Solution
To determine

Federal funds rate and open market operations.

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When the federal funds rate is given a lower target, it implies that Fed has to purchase securities in the open market operations. The purchase of securities increases the ...

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