Google
Thursday 
October 18, 2018 

AmosWEB means Economics with a Touch of Whimsy!

AmosWEBWEB*pediaGLOSS*aramaECON*worldCLASS*portalQUIZ*tasticPED GuideXtra CrediteTutorA*PLS
RENTAL INCOME OF PERSONS: The official item in the National Income and Product Accounts maintained by the Bureau of Economic Analysis measuring rent earned by the household sector for supplying land and related services. This is one of five official factor payments making up national income. The other four are compensation of employees, net interest, corporate profits, and proprietors' income. Rental income of persons is typically the smallest of the five factor payment categories, usually less than 5% of national income.

Visit the GLOSS*arama

Most Viewed (Number) Visit the WEB*pedia

Lesson 20: Federal Reserve System | Unit 4: Monetary Policy Page: 14 of 20

Topic: Open Market Operations <=PAGE BACK | PAGE NEXT=>

Open market operations are the most important tool of monetary policy.
  • The Federal government budget deficit is financed by issuing or selling U.S. Treasury Securities, which are traded through the open market.
  • Banks, corporations, government agencies, pension funds and regular people are the buyers and sellers in this 'open market' for Treasury Securities.
  • Treasury Securities are low risk investments.

Two major players in the open market:

  • Commercial Banks: They use secure investments to ensure bank stability.
  • Federal Reserve: They buy and sell treasury securities with the expressed goal of manipulating bank reserves and the money supply.

Course Home | Lesson Menu | Page Back | Page Next

FOUR ESTATES

A division of society based on the economic functions of consumption, production, regulation, and information that includes governments as the first estate, businesses as the second estate, consumers as the third estate, and journalists as the fourth estate.

Complete Entry | Visit the WEB*pedia


APLS

PINK FADFLY
[What's This?]

Today, you are likely to spend a great deal of time flipping through the yellow pages wanting to buy either a green fountain pen or a handcrafted bird house. Be on the lookout for defective microphones.
Your Complete Scope

This isn't me! What am I?

The portrait on the quarter is a more accurate likeness of George Washington than that on the dollar bill.
"Executives who get there and stay suggest solutions when they present the problems. "

-- Malcolm Forbes, business executive

WE
Walrasian Equilibrium
A PEDestrian's Guide
Xtra Credit
Tell us what you think about AmosWEB. Like what you see? Have suggestions for improvements? Let us know. Click the User Feedback link.

User Feedback



| AmosWEB | WEB*pedia | GLOSS*arama | ECON*world | CLASS*portal | QUIZ*tastic | PED Guide | Xtra Credit | eTutor | A*PLS |
| About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Statement |

Thanks for visiting AmosWEB
Copyright ©2000-2018 AmosWEB*LLC
Send comments or questions to: WebMaster