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Interest Rate Policy

  1. How were nominal interest rates in the economy set before the Federal Reserve?

  2. What is the difference between real and nominal interest rates?

  3. How can I tell if a loan uses simple or compound interest?

  4. How do interest rates influence a corporation's capital structure?

  5. How can LIBOR be used as an economic indicator?

  6. Why is LIBOR sometimes referred to as LIBOR ICE?

  7. Who determines the LIBOR rate?

  8. Where on the internet can I find LIBOR rate information?

  9. How do central banks impact interest rates in the economy?

  10. How do interest rates coordinate savings and investment in the economy?

  11. How do interest rates and debt ratios affect the price of a blue-chip stock?

  12. Who discovered the law of supply and demand?

  13. Why do Keynesian economists focus on the lower boundary of interest rates?

  14. How does the Federal Reserve determine the discount rate?

  15. What is the difference between APR and APY?

  16. How do treasury bill prices affect other investments?

  17. Why is Keynesian economics sometimes called demand-side economics?

  18. What determines the interest rate in my money market account?

  19. How does monetary policy influence inflation?

  20. How does a bond's coupon interest rate affect its price?

  21. What are the differences between APR in Europe and the U.S.?

  22. Why is APR used to compare long-term loans?

  23. How is interest charged on most lines of credit?

  24. What economic indicators do agriculture investors need to watch?

  25. Are oil prices and interest rates correlated?

  26. Who determines interest rates?

  27. What is QE3 (quantitative easing)?

  28. How is Libor determined?

  29. Why do interest rates change?

  30. What is the relationship between inflation and interest rates?

  31. What is the difference between LIBOR, LIBID and LIMEAN?

  32. What is the difference between LIBID and LIBOR?

  33. The interest rate used to define the “risk-free” rate of return is the

  34. What currency is affected by the interest rate decisions of the Bank of England (BoE)?

  35. What does a cut in interest rates mean for the stock market?

  36. Why do low interest rates cause investors to shy away from the bond market?

  37. Why do interest rates tend to have an inverse relationship with bond prices?

  38. How do interest rate changes implemented by the Fed affect the stock market?

  39. How does the government influence the securities market?

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