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  • By creating the Federal Reserve System, Congress intended to eliminate the severe f inancial crises that had periodically swept the nation, especially the sort of f inancial panic that occurred in 1907. During that episode, payments were disrupted throughout the country because many banks and clearinghouses refused to clear checks drawn on certain other banks, a practice that contributed to the failure of otherwise solvent banks. To address these problems, Congress gave the Federal Reserve System the authority to establish a nationwide check-clearing system.

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  • The role of the state is changing from an omnipresent, omniscient, all-powerful, and all-doing entity that tries to do everything for everyone. The state is trying to be more selective, become more of a facilitator, often an organizer, often a mobilizer and a helper. The state does what it can do effectively and leaves other parts of the civil society, including the private sector, the community or- ganizations, the individuals, and the firms, to do what they can do best.

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  • A special feature in the BIS Quarterly Review of June 2004 profiled the Asian local currency bond markets as a potential asset class, contrasting their considerable capitalisation with their mixed liquidity. The article found that larger markets with larger issues saw more trading at narrower bid-ask spreads. For a market of a given size, concentration of holdings among investors depresses liquidity. A broader investor base might thus be expected to improve liquidity, particularly at times of stress (Jiang and McCauley (2004)).

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  • This section describes characteristics of the Wisconsin household population subgroups for whom health statistics are presented in this report. All of the characteristics described here are estimates from the 2008 Family Health Survey weighted data. The Family Health Survey is considered to be representative of all people who live in Wisconsin households. Survey results can be used to describe household residents, keeping in mind that survey estimates will differ from results of a complete count, such as a census.

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  • The Federal Reserve plays an important role in the U.S. payments system. The twelve Federal Reserve Banks provide banking services to depository institutions and to the federal government. For depository institutions, they maintain accounts and provide various payment services, including collecting checks, electronically transferring funds, and distributing and receiving currency and coin. For the federal government, the Reserve Banks act as fiscal agents, paying Treasury checks; processing electronic payments; and issuing, transferring, and redeeming U.S.

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  • The authorities have made continuous efforts to build benchmarks at different points along the yield curve. The aim of this strategy is to further develop the interest rate term structure in the local currency, which would allow better pricing and liquidity of bonds issued both by the government itself and by the private sector. To this end, the authorities have increased the average maturity of the outstanding debt and smoothed its maturity profile.

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  • When currency f lows back to the Reserve Banks, each deposit is counted, verif ied, and authenticated. Notes that are too worn for recirculation (un- f it notes) and those that are suspected of being counterfeit are culled out. Suspect notes are forwarded to the United States Secret Service, and unf it notes are destroyed at the Reserve Banks on behalf of the Treasury. Notes that can be recirculated to the public are held in Reserve Bank vaults, along with new notes, until they are needed to meet demand. Coin that is received by Reserve Banks is...

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  • During this period of monetary uncertainty, well-secured railroad bonds promising to pay principal and interest in gold sold at a premium relative to similar currency bonds. Through 1893, this premium behaved exactly as would be expected, growing during the early 1890s as the Treasury’s gold reserve gradually shrank under pressure of its silver purchases, reaching a peak during 1893 amidst a panic, and then falling quickly to zero after President Cleveland obtained a repeal of the silver purchase legislation.

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