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chap 24

coin metallic form of money such as pennies nickles and dimes
currency both coins and paper money
commercial bank a financial institution that offers full banking services to individuals and businesses
saving and loan association financial institution that traditionally loan money to people buying homes
credit union nonprofit service cooperative that accepts deposits makes loans and provides other financial services
central bank an institution that lends money to other banks also the place where government does its banking business
federal open market cmmitte the most powerful committee of the fed because it makes the decisions that affect the economy as a whole manipulating the money supply
monetary policy policy that invokes changing the rate of growth of the money supply in circulation in order to affect the cost and availability of credit
discount rate the interest rate that the fed charges for its loans
reserve a certain percentage of deposits that banks have set aside as cash in their own vaults or redeposit in the federal reeve distract bank
open market operations purchase or sale of the us government bands treasury
checking account an account in which deposited money can be withdrawn at any time by a written check
saving account an account in which customers receive interest based on how much money they have deposited
certification of deposit timed deposit that states the amount of the deposit maturity and rate of the interest being paid
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