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ECONOMIZE: The process of obtaining the most for the least. That is, to limit the cost of an action or to gain the greatest benefit from an activity. To economize also means to limit or prevent waste and inefficiency.

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Lesson 18: Banking | Unit 4: Regulating Banks Page: 21 of 24

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  • That banking is one of the most heavily regulated industries in the economy.
  • The main reasons of bank regulations:
    • When balance between profit and safety fails, customers lose trust and banks may have to shut down.
    • Banks control 60% of the M1 money supply.
  • The problems for the economy when banks get carried away seeking profits without having enough deposit-protecting reserves.
  • The main institutions which regulate banking activities and their main functions: Federal Reserve System (Fed), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and Comptroller of the Currency.
  • The ways in which banks are regulated.

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CHANGE IN SUPPLY

A shift of the supply curve caused by a change in one of the supply determinants. A change in supply is caused by any factor affecting supply EXCEPT price. A related, but distinct, concept is a change in quantity supplied.

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Today, you are likely to spend a great deal of time looking for the new strip mall out on the highway hoping to buy either a large, stuffed kitty cat or a cross-cut paper shredder. Be on the lookout for empty parking spaces that appear to be near the entrance to a store.
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Natural gas has no odor. The smell is added artificially so that leaks can be detected.
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