open market operation

Definition

The buying and selling of government securities by a central bank, such as the Federal Reserve Bank in the U.S., in order to control the money supply.

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It was an open market operation and there was a lot of buying and selling going on, which was cool to see happen.

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You should try to make sure that you are aware of the best ways to navigate the waters in a open market operation.

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USAA is an open market operation according to the news letter that they send out monthly to the people who are part of their system.

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