THE FED : The Federal Reserve
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Currency Futures Trading Commission
Open market operations (OMOs)--the purchase and sale of securities in the open market by a central bank--are a key tool used by the Federal Reserve in the implementation of monetary policy. The short-term objective for open market operations is specified by the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC).
Federal Reserve The Federal Reserve Act (ch. 6, 38 Stat. 251, enacted December 23, 1913, 12 U.S.C. ch.3 ) is an Act of Congress that created and set up the Federal Reserve System , the central banking system of the United States of America, and granted it the legal authority to issue Federal Reserve Notes (now commonly known as the U.S. Dollar ) and Federal Reserve Bank Notes as legal tender .
The Federal Reserve, a de facto U.S. monetary regulatory body with unique public-private status, was discovered in October of 2011 to have recently put out a request for proposals (RFP) for the purpose of surveying the availability of an advanced social media monitoring system similar to what's been employed by comparable institutions as of late, such as Romas/COIN and other, less comprehensive apparatus. The RFP itself may be found here . Additional Reading
Following Lincoln's threat of invasion if States refused to pay the 52% Morrill tax, ten southern States lawfully secede from the Union between December 1860 and February 1861: "The power confided to me will be used to hold, occupy, and possess the property and places belonging to the Government and to collect the duties and imposts ; but beyond what may be necessary for these objects, there will be no invasion , no using of force against or among the people anywhere." - Abraham Lincoln in his Inaugural Address Monday, March 4, 1861
Chart 1 Federal Reserve Directors: A Study of Corporate and Banking Influence
Is the Federal Reserve System secretly owned and covertly controlled by powerful foreign banking interests?
“Some people think that the Federal Reserve Banks are United States Government institutions. They are private monopolies which prey upon the people of these United States for the benefit of themselves and their foreign customers; foreign and domestic speculators and swindlers; and rich and predatory money lenders.”