Graph Journal The Financial Sector Why is it important? Our central bank is ________________________________ Define Money The Three Functions of Money How does M1 differ from M2? What is the reserve ratio? If you deposit $100 dollars into the bank and the reserve ratio is .6, how much can the bank initially loan out from your deposit? The higher the reserve ratio the ______________ smaller the money multiplier Simple Money Multiplier= How much money will ultimately be created by your $100 dollar deposit? Money Multiplier when people hold currency= If banks hold 20% of their deposits as reserves, and the ratio of money people hold as currency to deposits is 20%, what is the money multiplier? If people suddenly decide to hold more currency, what happens to the size of the money multiplier? Graph Journal Money Market What are three reasons people hold money? What is the relationship between interest rates and the price of bonds? Money Market Why is the demand for money downward sloping? Why is the supply of money vertical? Is the interest rate nominal or real? How do you know?