Open Market Operations - OMO

Open Market Operations - OMO
The buying and selling of government securities in the open market in order to expand or contract the amount of money in the banking system. Purchases inject money into the banking system and stimulate growth while sales of securities do the opposite.

Open market operations are the principal tools of monetary policy. (The discount rate and reserve requirements are also used.) The U.S. Federal Reserve's goal in using this technique is to adjust the federal funds rate—the rate at which banks borrow reserves from each other.

Investment dictionary. . 2012.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Open market operations — (also known as OMO) is the buying and selling of government bonds on the open market by a central bank. It is the primary means of implementing monetary policy by a central bank. The usual aim of open market operations is to control the short… …   Wikipedia

  • OMO — or OMO may refer to: the IATA airport code for Mostar International Airport Omo River in southern Ethiopia Omo Remains collection of hominid bones Omo National Park in Ethiopia Open market operations by the Federal Reserve or other central banks… …   Wikipedia

  • Omo — steht für: Omo (Fluss), Fluss im Südwesten Äthiopiens Omo Nationalpark, Nationalpark im Südwesten Äthiopiens Omo Kibish im Tal des Omo, Fundstätte der homininen Fossilien Omo 1 und Omo 2 Omo 1 und 2, zwei Fossilien, die zu den ältesten Funden von …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Omo — or OMO may refer to: Omo remains, a collection of hominid bones Omo River in southern Ethiopia Omo Island, Denmark Omo National Park, in Ethiopia Open market operations, by the Federal Reserve or other central banks Omo (detergent), a detergent… …   Wikipedia

  • Операции на открытом рынке — (англ. open market operations, OMO) деятельность центрального банка по купле и продаже ценных бумаг (обычно государственных облигаций) на открытом рынке. Центральные банки используют операции на открытом рынке как основной инструмент при… …   Википедия

  • Federal Reserve System — FRB and FED redirect here. For other uses, see FRB (disambiguation) and FED (disambiguation). Federal Reserve System …   Wikipedia

  • Countrywide Financial — Infobox Company company name = Countrywide Financial Corp. company type = Subsidiary of Bank of America foundation = 1969 location = Calabasas, CA, USA revenue = profit$6,061,437,000 USD (2007) operating income = loss$1,310,274,000 USD (2007) net …   Wikipedia

  • Disasters — ▪ 2009 Introduction Aviation       January 23, Poland. A Spanish built CASA transport plane carrying members of the Polish air force home from a conference on flight safety in Warsaw crashes near the town of Miroslawiec; all 20 aboard are killed …   Universalium

  • Ethiopia — /ee thee oh pee euh/, n. 1. Formerly, Abyssinia. a republic in E Africa: formerly a monarchy. 58,732,577; 409,266 sq. mi. (1,060,000 sq. km). Present boundaries include Eritrea. Cap.: Addis Ababa. 2. Also called Abyssinia. an ancient region in NE …   Universalium

  • Routemaster — The AEC Routemaster is a model of double decker bus that was introduced by Associated Equipment Company (AEC) in 1954 and produced until 1968. Primarily front engined, rear open platform buses, a small number of variants were produced with doors… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”