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CLEP Macroeconomics: Money And Banking

Subjects : clep, economics
Instructions:
  • Answer 42 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. What determines how much cash people will want to hold?






2. When the Fed purchases securities it ________ the banks' reserves






3. Lender of last resort - supervisor of member banks - provider of check-clearing services - and controller of money supply






4. Households using money to pay bills - purchase materials - etc.






5. Expansionary monetary policy is used during a period of _________






6. Changing the money supply to assist the economy to achieve a full employment - noninflationary level of output






7. The purchase or sale of government securities






8. Entity responsible for managing the money supply in accordance with the needs of the economy






9. M1 + personal savings deposits + non-personal notice deposits (from chartered banks)






10. The ratio of a bank's cash assets to its deposit liabilities






11. Each group is less liquid than the one before






12. The rate the Federal Reserve charges banks to borrow money






13. Who determines quantity of money supplied?






14. The rate at which the Fed will loan money to commercial banks






15. Stems from the fact that money is a store of value and people hold their financial assets in many forms






16. The multiple by which the banking system can expand the money supply for each dollar of excess reserves






17. M2 + deposits held by other financial institutions (trust companies - credit unions)






18. (1) medium of exchange; (2) store of value; (3) unit of account






19. Open market operations effect the money supply and _______ _____






20. The amount that a bank must keep in its reserve in order to meet cash demands






21. M2+ + non-personal term deposits + foreign currency deposits






22. The amount received by a lender and paid by a borrower expressed as a percentage of the amount of a loan






23. Currency + demand deposits






24. How banks create money






25. Decrease interest rates to increase the money supply






26. If the Federal reserve lowers the reserve requirement - the interest rate will ________






27. Shift of money demanded curve






28. Shows how interest rates affect investment expenditure - and ultimately real GDP - prices and unemployment






29. The Federal Reserve policies that are aimed at changing the size of the money supply and interest rates to affect the national economy






30. Occurs when the Fed switches the deposits between its own accounts and the accounts of the commercial banks






31. The money that a bank has in reserve which exceeds the reserve requirement






32. 1/reserve requirement






33. Increase interest rates to decrease the money supply






34. Contractionary monetary policy is used during a period of _________






35. Equilibrium force in quantity of money demanded and quantity of money supplied






36. Increases money supply






37. Informal discussions that occur between the commercial banks and the Fed about monetary and other policies






38. Quantity of money demanded and interest rate are ________ related






39. Four categories of money






40. T/F. The transactions demand for money is dependent on the interest rate.






41. Movement along money demand curve






42. Decreases money supply