Definitions

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  • noun The Federal Reserve.
  • noun A federal agent or official.

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  • abbreviation US, economics The Federal Reserve Board or System.

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Examples

  • All of these developments were fed by easy money created by the Fed.

    The Fed Should Have a Mandate It Can Likely Fulfill

  • FED SPOKES-MAN: Donald Kohn is known for riding a bicycle to his Fed office.

    Fed's No. 2 Man Says Rules 'Didn't Keep Up'

  • REGIONAL FED CHAIRMAN: NO BILL CAN END BAILOUTS - A top Fed official said Monday that the Dodd bill doesn't (and can't) end the possibility of future bank bailouts.

    HUFFPOST HILL - MAY 10, 2010

  • The November fed-funds contract, essentially a gauge of interest-rate expectations, on Friday showed traders see a 96% chance that Fed policy makers will lift the fed funds rate to 0.5% at its November meeting, up from a 90% chance at Thursday's settlement and an 80% chance on Wednesday.

    Placing Bets on a Change in Fed's Tune

  • AGREEMENT REACHED ON SANDERS 'FED AUDIT MEASURE - An effort to audit the Fed, which has been underway for years, took a big step closer to passage this afternoon when Sen. Chris Dodd said on the floor that he would cosponsor the amendment from Sen. Bernie Sanders, though with modifications.

    HUFFPOST HILL - MAY 6, 2010

  • The November fed-funds contract, essentially a gauge of interest-rate expectations, on Friday showed traders see a 96% chance that Fed policy makers will lift the fed funds rate to 0.5% at its November meeting, up from a 90% chance at Thursday's settlement and an 80% chance on Wednesday.

    Traders Bet on Change in Fed's Language

  • The November fed-funds contract, essentially a gauge of interest-rate expectations, on Friday showed traders see a 96% chance that Fed policy makers will lift the fed funds rate to 0.5% at its November meeting, up from a 90% chance at Thursday's settlement and an 80% chance on Wednesday.

    Placing Bets on a Change in Fed's Tune

  • The November fed-funds contract, essentially a gauge of interest-rate expectations, on Friday showed traders see a 96% chance that Fed policy makers will lift the fed funds rate to 0.5% at its November meeting, up from a 90% chance at Thursday's settlement and an 80% chance on Wednesday.

    Placing Bets on a Change in Fed's Tune

  • The November fed-funds contract, essentially a gauge of interest-rate expectations, on Friday showed traders see a 96% chance that Fed policy makers will lift the fed funds rate to 0.5% at its November meeting, up from a 90% chance at Thursday's settlement and an 80% chance on Wednesday.

    Traders Bet on Change in Fed's Language

  • That same naivete fed Alan Greenspan, star of Ayn Rand's salon of sophists, who as Fed Chief reasoned that traders and corporations would not put out flawed products, funds or services, because to do so would obviously be of detriment to their future sustainability.

    John Wellington Ennis: Missing the Point of Atlas Shrugged

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