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What Is a Central Bank, and Does the U.S. Have One?
A central bank conducts a nation's monetary policy and oversees its money supply.
What Central Banks Do
Central banks conduct monetary policy as they print money, they control inflation, they are known as the 'lender of last resort'.
What Is a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)?
Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) is the digital form of a country's fiat currency, which is regulated by its central bank.
Can Bitcoin Kill Central Banks?
Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer unofficial currency that operates without government or central bank oversight. Central banks are keeping a close eye on it.
European Central Bank (ECB): Definition, Structure, and Functions
The European Central Bank (ECB) is the central bank in charge of monetary policy for the 19 European Union members using the euro common currency.
How Central Banks Control the Supply of Money
A look at the ways central banks add or remove money from the economy to keep it healthy.
What Are the Major Central Banks?
Familiarizing yourself with what makes central banks tick will give you a leg up when predicting their next moves, and the future of a given currency.
Iraqi Central Bank Definition
The Iraqi Central Bank is the national central bank responsible primarily for managing monetary policy and supervision of the financial system in Iraq.
Understanding The Currency Board vs Central Bank
Each is different in their own way, but which system is better: the currency board or the central bank? Find out more about these systems in this article.
International COVID-19 Economic Stimulus and Relief
From stimulus checks to quantitative easing, here’s what governments and central banks are doing around the world to provide stimulus and relief.