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  • abbr. Federal Reserve Board

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  • Federal Reserve Bank.


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  • So depositors would demand verifiable and reliable guarantees that their banks do not engage in FRB before giving them the cash.

    Matthew Yglesias » Macro Rap

  • Hedge funds would make a killing just from looking for banks engaged in FRB and causing a run on them, after shorting their stocks.

    Matthew Yglesias » Macro Rap

  • FRB is old and a bit creaky nowadays, but it still looks and sounds full of life.

    Brian Ruckley - News & Views

  • As such, the FRB is a sort of quasi-government entity, but the fact is the System is a privately owned for profit enterprise just like any other business.

    Dirty Secrets of the Temple

  • In her assessment of the economic impact of the purchases, Yellen cited a paper by four Fed economists that relied on the central bank's main economic forecast model, known as FRB/US. -- Top News

  • Federal Reserve Notes are the privately owned property of the private institution known as the FRB, which notes are in international commerce.


  • Hell, the FRB is a form of that already, and certainly is supposed to be "controlling the levers" anyways, so that is drastic form of nationalization already in place.

    The Swamp

  • The Bank has also established a collateralized borrowing facility with the Federal Reserve Bank "FRB" which had approximately $12.1 million in availability as of December 31, 2010.

  • Reserve Board "FRB" short-term advances increased by $48.0 million, or 40.0%, decreased by

    Danvers Bancorp, Inc. Reports Results for the Three Months and Year Ended December 31, 2010 - Yahoo! Finance

  • The Federal Reserve Board ( "FRB") reduced the federal funds target rate to 0 - 0. 25% on December 16, 2008 and has not yet begun increasing rates.

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  • a "Fast Radio Burst" - a radio astronomy term.

    "Fast Radio Bursts, also known as FRBs, consist of incredibly brief and intense bursts of radio energy that seem to originate from remote parts of space. " - International Business Times

    January 20, 2015