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Thursday, November 14, 2013

'How Does the Fed Stimulate the Economy?'

At MoneyWatch, a very basic explanation of how the Fed changes interest rates to stimulate or slow the economy:

Explainer: How does the Fed stimulate the economy?

In addition to discussing traditional policy, there's also a brief discussion of quantitative easing and how it works.

    Posted by on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 12:49 PM in Economics, Monetary Policy, MoneyWatch | Permalink  Comments (18)


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