Funds deposited by commercial banks at Federal Reserve Banks. By requiring banks...
(1) Excess reserve balances of a member bank on deposit at a Central Bank in the Federal Reserve System. This money may be made available to eligible borrowers on a short-term basis. (2) Funds used for settlement of money market instruments and U.S. government securities transactions. (3) A term used to mean "same day availability" of money. (See Clearing House Funds).
Deposit balances at the Federal Reserve, most of which represent legal reserves.
The member banks of the Federal Reserve System lend excess reserves or funds, overnight, to those banks who require them.
The federal funds portion of the budget is that part outside of federal trust funds. The federal budget is financed by individual income taxes, corporate taxes and a number of small taxes. The breakdown of the federal funds budget represents the breakdown of the "tax dollar". For example, since one-fourth of the federal funds budget goes to the military, one-fourth of your tax dollar goes to the military.
(FedFunds) FedFunds are short-term borrowings and investments (typically overnight) between other banks transferred using each bank's Federal Reserve District Bank. One bank (borrowing bank) requires short-term funding and refers to that transaction as FedFunds purchased. The other bank (lending bank) has excess funds and refers to the transaction as FedFunds sold. FedFunds are not loans from the Federal Reserve.
Non-interest-bearing deposits of banks with the Federal Reserve. Banks lend excess reserves out to each other.
All Government funds received directly from an agency of the Federal Government.
Federal funds are the moneys collected and spent by the Government other than those designated as trust funds. Federal funds include general, special, public enterprise, and intragovernmental funds. (Cf. trust funds.)
Cash reserves of banks and certain other institutions above and beyond those needed as reserve requirements. These funds are available to other banks as loans to meet reserve requirements.
Part of the budgeting and accounting structure of the federal government. Federal funds are all funds that make up the federal budget except those classified by law as trust funds. Federal funds include several types of funds, one of which is the general fund. See general fund; compare with trust funds.
Excess reserves loaned among banks. Funds are transferred by wire for same day settlement and typical maturity is one day.
Any immediately usable funds that can be utilized to pay for money market instruments and U.S. government securities transactions.
The rate of interest that member banks of the Federal Reserve System change to other member banks for overnight loans. This percentage rate is fixed by the Federal Reserve Board and is one of the mildest tools for effecting monetary policy.
Market among commercial banks that allows short-term (often overnight) loans to banks in need of funds to meet regulatory requirements. The Federal Funds rate is the rate charged by banks with excess funds to banks with deficient funds.
Money appropriated by the US Congress to fund a program or project
Funds deposited by commercial banks at Federal Reserve Banks, including funds in excess of bank reserve requirements.
a market among commercial banks in which banks that need a short-term loan in order to meet regulatory reserve requirements are able to borrow from banks with excess funds. The Federal Funds rate is the interest rate charged on such loans.
Funds placed in Federal Reserve banks by depository institutions in excess of current reserve requirements. These depository institutions may lend fed funds to each other overnight or on a longer basis. They may also transfer funds among each other on a same-day basis through the Federal Reserve banking system. Fed funds are considered to be immediately available funds.
Fed Funds is the interest rate charged by those banks with excess reserves on hand (reserves over and above the minimum required by the Federal Reserve) to those banks in need of overnight loans to meet reserve requirements. Since it is set daily, the Federal Funds rate is the most sensitive indicator of the direction of interest rates.
Member bank deposits at the Federal Reserve; these funds are loaned by member banks to other member banks.
(in the US). Interest-bearing deposits held by banks and other depository institutions at the Federal Reserve; these are immediately available funds that institutions borrow or lend, usually on an overnight basis. They are lent for the federal funds rate.
funds deposited by commercial banks at Federal Reserve banks, banks may lend excess federal funds to each other each night at the fed funds rate to help the borrowing bank satisfy its reserve requirement or liquidity needs
an deposits held in reserve by the Federal Reserve System.
Federal Reserve deposits that banks and other financial institutions "borrow" from one another to meet short-term cash needs. See What Is the Federal Reserve?.
excess reserves that banks lend to one another for brief periods of time. The Federal Funds Rate is the rate of interest charged to borrow these funds.
Federal Reserve deposits that banks and other financial institutions "borrow" from one another to meet short-term cash needs. Fund managers must use federal funds to pay for the securities they buy.
Non-interest bearing deposits held in reserve for depository institutions at their district Federal Reserve Bank. Also, excess reserves lent by banks to each other.
See trust fund.
Excess reserves lent by banks to one another over a brief period of time.
Member bank's deposits held by the Federal Reserve; also implies immediately available funds.
Reserve balances that depository institutions lend each other, usually on an overnight basis. In addition, Federal funds include certain other kinds of borrowings by depository institutions from each other and from federal agencies.
When banks have more cash available than they're required to hold in their reserve accounts, they can deposit the money in a Federal Reserve bank or lend it to another bank overnight. That money is called federal funds, and the interest rate at which the banks lend is called the federal funds rate. The term also describes money the Federal Reserve uses to buy government securities when it wants to take money out of circulation to tighten the money supply and forestall an increase in inflation.
Sight claims on Federal Reserve Bank or the U.S Treasury. A method whereby member banks adjust their reserve balance with the Federal Reserve Bank where the funds that are lent are transferred the same day the loan is made.
Funds deposited to regional Federal Reserve Banks by commercial banks, including funds in excess of reserve requirements.
Funds deposited by commercial banks at Federal Reserve district banks. Designed to enable banks temporarily short of their reserve requirement to borrow reserves from banks having excess reserves. See federal-funds rate.
Short-term transactions in immediately available funds between depository institutions and certain other institutions that maintain accounts with the Federal Reserve; usually not collateralized.
In the United States, federal funds are bank reserves at the Federal Reserve. Banks keep reserves at Federal Reserve Banks to meet their reserve requirements and to clear financial transactions. Transactions in the federal funds market enable depository institutions with reserve balances in excess of reserve requirements to lend reserves to institutions with reserve deficiencies.