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DEMAND INCREASE: An increase in the willingness and ability of buyers to buy a good at the existing price, illustrated by a rightward shift of the demand curve. An increase in demand results in an increase in equilibrium quantity and an increase in equilibrium price.

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NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION: The Federal government entity responsible for chartering and regulating credit unions. It plays a similar role for credit unions that the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Home Loan Bank have historically played for banks and savings and loan associations.

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A legally established minimum price that is imposed on a market ABOVE the price that otherwise would be achieved in equilibrium. A price floor is placed on a market with the goal of keeping the price high, presumably based on the notion that the equilibrium price is too low. If imposed on a competitive market free of market failures, a price floor creates a surplus, or excess supply.

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