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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_bank

A central bank, reserve bank, or monetary authority is an institution that manages a state's ... Central banks usually also have supervisory powers, intended to prevent bank runs and to reduce the risk that ..... measures like negative interest rates or direct financing of government, "lean even more on politicians to do more ".

www.frbsf.org/education/publications/doctor-econ/2004/december/supply-demand-central-bank-established

Yours is a question I wish more people would ask! As the U.S. central bank, the Fed plays several important roles in the U.S. economy that are not always visible  ...

www.cato.org/publications/commentary/why-do-we-have-central-bank

Dec 3, 2010 ... Why do nations have central banks? Countries have developed without one, and sophisticated financial systems have evolved in their absence ...

www.sovereignman.com/finance/why-do-we-need-a-central-ban-8067

Jul 25, 2012 ... July 25, 2012 London, England For the last two weeks here in the UK, TV stations have been running a documentary series called “Bank of ...

www.caymanfinancialreview.com/2016/08/02/do-we-need-central-banks

Aug 2, 2016 ... All of us alive today have lived in the age of central banks – notably the U.S. Federal Reserve, the Bank of England, the Bank of Japan and, ...

www.theatlantic.com/business/print/2011/01/why-we-need-the-fed/69554

Jan 14, 2011 ... If you eliminate the central bank, its responsibilities would have to be ... As a result, now might be a good time to wonder why we need the Fed. ... For example , the Treasury could do it, or Congress could directly vote on ...

www.ft.com/content/f362d8cc-34e4-11e4-aa47-00144feabdc0

Sep 5, 2014 ... How much do you really need a central bank? A chat with Australian business journalist Trevor Sykes this week convinced me that you need ...

www.investopedia.com/articles/03/050703.asp

Dec 10, 2015 ... The central bank has been described as "the lender of last resort," which means it is ... All you need to know about central banks is here. ... (commercial banks typically do not hold reserves equal to the needs of the entire market), ..... We interact with commercial banks daily to carry out simple financial tasks.

www.realclearmarkets.com/articles/2010/10/12/do_we_really_need_a_central_bank__98712.html

Oct 12, 2010 ... The Fed's greatly reduced reputation naturally raises questions about why we have a central bank to begin with. Although the Fed presently ...

www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/09/what-does-a-central-bank-do

Sep 7, 2016 ... Why do we have central banks? Governments first started establishing central banks in order to create reliable payment systems. Over time the ...