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1. In the United Stated saving is allocated to its most productive use by: A. the Federal Reserve. B. the Federal, state, and local governments. C. regulations and laws designed to improve productivity. D. a decentralized, market-oriented financial system. 2. Decentralized market-based financial systems improve the allocation of saving by: A. insuring capital gains exceed dividend payments. B. eliminating the need for commercial banks or other financial intermediaries. C. matching net capital inflows to net capital outflows. D. providing information and risk-sharing services. 3. Firms that extend credit to borrowers using funds from savers are called: A. bond dealers. B. stock brokers. C. central banks. D. financial intermediaries. 4. Privately owned firms that accept deposits from individuals and businesses and use those deposits to make loans are called: A. mortgage banks. B. brokerage firms. C. commercial banks. D. investment banks. 5. Financial intermediaries, such as commercial banks, help borrowers, particularly small borrowers, by: A. providing information to evaluate potential lenders. B. offering tax preferred borrowing opportunities. C. eliminating the risk of borrowing. D. providing credit that might otherwise not be available. 1
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2012 for the course MACROECONO 100 taught by Professor Py during the Spring '12 term at Alabama A&M University.

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