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Focus on the Fed: Interest Rates and the “Dual Mandate”

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Fri, 6 Jul 2012

Fed in Focus When creating the Federal Reserve (the Fed), Congress set out some vitally important objectives for monetary policy—maximum employment and stable prices. We use this issue of Chart of the Week to provide some context around the Fed’s sometimes competing policy goals in its “dual mandat

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