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Unformatted text preview: and relies on national and regional input to make monetary policy decisions. • The Federal Reserve is self-financed primarily from interest it earns on its portfolio of U.S. Treasury Securities, insulating it from much of the political pressure that exists in the Legislative and Executive Branches of the U.S. government....
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- Spring '08
- Federal Reserve, Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Banks, 12 Federal Reserve Banks, monetary policymaking body