Increasing Bank Profitability in the 1930s
March 14, 2022
A look back at bank spreads in the 1930s, when the Federal Reserve was trying to increase bank profitability.
The term structure of interest rates in a crisis can be altered, partially via Federal Reserve action, to incentivize banks to invest in Treasuries.
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