The Federal Reserve Bank is the key player

The Federal Reserve Bank is the key player in the monetary system. Through their tolls of monetary policy, the Fed is able to exert a strong influence on the economic health of the nation. Whether targeting interest rates, engaging in Open Market Operations (OMO) or conducting bank audits, the Fed actively participates in the monetary system daily.

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Select a news story from a following Internet news organizations.

Write a 3 to 5 paragraph summary of the news story and explain how it relates to the material you learned this week.
Do not copy and paste directly from the article except for small quotes that help explain your summary. Use quotations marks for anything that is directly from the news story.
Include the EXACT URL that can be clicked to directly retrieve the news story you selected at the end of your paper for citation purposes. NOTE: This is NOT the link to the news organization. The URL must retrieve the actual news story.
Be sure to reference all sources using APA format.

For citation guidelines, please refer to the table in the APA Style section of the syllabus.

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