The US federal reserve

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This slidecast tells you why the US economy is doing so well in 2010

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The US federal reserve

  1. 1. The US Federal Reserve aka The Pumping Machine
  2. 2. Introduction • US economy – expansion figures 2010 • Who is the US Federal Reserve? • Actions of the US Federal Reserve • The impact of those actions – On companies, unemployment and consumer spending • Conclusion
  3. 3. US economy – expansion figures 2010 Note: No figures yet for the 4th quarter -1 -0.5 0 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 3 3.5 4 1st quarter 2nd quarter 3rd quarter 4th quarter Growth US Economy - 2010 2010 Log. (2010)
  4. 4. Who is the US Federal Reserve? • Central Bank of the US • 1913 • Ben Bernanke • Washington D.C.
  5. 5. Actions of the US Federal Reserve • Pumping money into the US economy • Quantitative Easing – monetary policy – increase the supply money by increasing the excess reserves • $600.000.000.000
  6. 6. The impact on companies • Biggest raisers: The mining companies • Financial Times Stock Exchange Index = FTSE100
  7. 7. The impact on the unemployment • Stuck on 9.6%
  8. 8. The impact on the unemployment • Fear is fading • Consumer spending: 70% of the GDP
  9. 9. Conclusion • Reduce the unemployment • Create jobs and give training • Solved? Stronger and stable economy
  10. 10. Thank you for watching my slidecast !

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