Federal funds rate

• This is the interest rate that banks with excess reserves at a Federal Reserve district bank charge other banks that need overnight loans. The Fed Funds rate, as it is called, often points to the direction of U.S. interest rates.

• The rate of interest charged by banks for short-term OVERNIGHT to other banks. The Federal Reserve Bank through open-market operations establishes this rate.

• The rate of interest at which Fed funds are traded. This rate is currently pegged by the Federal Reserve through open market operations.

• The interest rate charged by one institution lending federal funds to another.


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 Excess reserves
Fed funds
Federal funds
Interest rate
Open market operation
Rate of interest
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Add on rate
Adjustable rate mortgage
Adjustable rate or floating rate preferred share arps
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After tax real rate of return
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Annual percentage rate
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Arithmetic average mean rate of return
Auction rate preferred stock
Average rate of return
Average tax rate
Back discount rate
Bank rate
Base interest rate
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Benchmark interest rate
Beta equation mutual funds
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Bond arbitrage hedge funds
Break even payment rate
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Broker loan rate
Call money rate
Capitalization rate
Ccpc rate reduction
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Convertible securities hedge funds
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Crediting rate
Cross over rate
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Currencies and major foreign market hedge funds
Current rate method
Discount rate
Dividend rate
Dividend yield funds
Dollar weighted rate of return
Effective annual interest rate
Effective interest rate international context
Effective rate
Effective true annual rate
Emerging markets funds
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Endowment funds
Equilibrium rate of interest
Equity hedge funds
Exchange rate
Exchange rate mechanism
Exchange rate risk
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External funds required plug figure
Fed funds
Federal agency issues
Federal agency securities
Federal credit agencies
Federal deposit insurance corporation
Federal deposit insurance corporation fdic
Federal financing bank
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Federal home loan banks
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Federal open market committee
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Floating rate note
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Foreign exchange rate
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Funds from operations
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Historical exchange rate
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Implied repo rate
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Interest rate agreement
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Interest rate parity theorem
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Internal growth rate
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Inverse floating rate note
Lease rate
London interbank offered rate libor
Macro hedge funds
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Market capitalization rate
Money market mutual funds
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Mortgage backed securities hedge funds
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Prime rate
Rate anticipation swaps
Rate lock
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Target funds
Term fed funds
Theoretical spot rate curve
Time weighted rate of return
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Unemployment rate
Unisex annuity rate
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