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The us federal reserve2

  1. 1. The US Federal ReserveThe US Federal Reserve akaaka The Pumping MachineThe Pumping Machine
  2. 2. IntroductionIntroduction • US economy – expansion figures 2010US economy – expansion figures 2010 • Who is the US Federal Reserve?Who is the US Federal Reserve? • Actions of the US Federal ReserveActions of the US Federal Reserve • The impact of those actionsThe impact of those actions – On companies, unemployment and consumerOn companies, unemployment and consumer spendingspending • ConclusionConclusion
  3. 3. US economy – expansion figures 2010US economy – expansion figures 2010 Note: No figures yet for the 4th quarterNote: No figures yet for the 4th quarter
  4. 4. Who is the US Federal Reserve?Who is the US Federal Reserve? • Central Bank of the USCentral Bank of the US • 19131913 • Ben BernankeBen Bernanke • Washington D.C.Washington D.C.
  5. 5. Actions of the US Federal ReserveActions of the US Federal Reserve • Pumping money into the US economyPumping money into the US economy • Quantitative EasingQuantitative Easing – monetary policymonetary policy – increase the supply moneyincrease the supply money byby increasing theincreasing the excess reservesexcess reserves • $600.000.000.000$600.000.000.000
  6. 6. The impactThe impact on companieson companies • Biggest raisers: The mining companiesBiggest raisers: The mining companies • Financial Times Stock Exchange IndexFinancial Times Stock Exchange Index = FTSE100= FTSE100
  7. 7. The impactThe impact on the unemploymeon the unemploymentnt • Stuck on 9.6%Stuck on 9.6%
  8. 8. The impactThe impact on the unemploymenton the unemployment • Fear is fadingFear is fading • Consumer spending: 70% of the GDPConsumer spending: 70% of the GDP
  9. 9. ConclusionConclusion • Reduce the unemploymentReduce the unemployment • Create jobs and give trainingCreate jobs and give training • Solved? Stronger and stable economySolved? Stronger and stable economy
  10. 10. Thank you for watching my slidecast !

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