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Unformatted text preview: Securities - $2 million Securities + $2million Reserves $2 million Reserves +$2 million It is hard to say how much money they have created without a reserve ratio stated in the problem, but I will assume it is at 10%. Assuming a 10% required ration the money created is $20 million. The amount of increase generated through the multiple deposit expansion is figured by multiplying the reciprocal of the reserve ratio. $2,000,000 x 1/.10 = $20,000,000. Essay 2 The maximum amount of money, according to the simple deposit multiplier, that can be created is $50,000,000. D = 1/rd x R D = 1/.10 x $5,000,000 D = $50,000,000...
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