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Monetary Trends

Monetary Trends

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Monetary
Trends 
March 2013
This publication contains charts and tablescompiled by the Data Desk staff of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.The data are related to U.S. monetary and financial conditions, with an emphasis on various measures of the monetary policy stance.
 
Contents
Page
3Monetary and Financial Indicators at a Glance4Monetary Aggregates and Their Components6Reserves Markets and Short-Term Credit Flows7Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on Bank Lending Practices8Measures of Expected Inflation9Interest Rates10Policy-Based Inflation Indicators11Implied Forward Rates, Futures Contracts, and Inflation-Indexed Securities12Velocity, Gross Domestic Product, and M214Bank Credit15Stock Market Index and Foreign Inflation and Interest Rates16Reference Tables18Definitions, Notes, and Sources
Conventions used in this publication:
1.Unless otherwise indicated, data are monthly.2.Shaded areas indicate recessions, as determined by the National Bureau of Economic Research.3.
Percent change at an annual rate
is the simple, not compounded, monthly percent change multiplied by 12. Forexample, using consecutive months, the percent change at an annual rate in x between month
–1 and the currentmonth
is: [(
 x
τ 
 / 
 x
τ 
1
)–1]
×
1200. Note that this differs from
 National Economic Trends.
In that publication, monthlypercent changes are compounded and expressed as annual growth rates.4.The
 percent change from year ago
refers to the percent change from the same period in the previous year. For example,the percent change from year ago in
 x
between month
–12 and the current month
is: [(
 x
τ 
 / 
 x
τ 
12
)–1]
×
100.We welcome your comments addressed to:Editor,
 Monetary Trends
Research DivisionFederal Reserve Bank of St. LouisP.O. Box 442St. Louis, MO 63166-0442or to:stlsFRED@stls.frb.org
 Monetary Trends
is published monthly by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Visit the Research Division’s website at research.stlouisfed.org/publications/mt todownload the current version of this publication or register for e-mail notification updates. For more information on data in the publication, please visit research.stlouisfed.org/fred2 or call(314) 444-8590.
On March 23, 2006, the Board of Governors of theFederal Reserve System ceased the publication of theM3 monetary aggregate. It also ceased publishingthe following components: large-denomination timedeposits, RPs, and eurodollars.
 
Monetary Trends 
updated through03/05/133
Research DivisionFederal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
2010201120122013
Billions of dollarsM2MZM
M2 and MZM
80008500900095001000010500110001150012000
2010201120122013
Percent change at an annual rate
Adjusted Monetary Base
-40-20020406080100120
2010201120122013
Reserve Market Rates
Primary Credit Rate*Note: Effective December 16, 2008, FOMC reports the IntendedFederal Funds Rate as a range. Currently, Intended Federal FundsRate is not plotted on this chart due to the note above.
0.000.250.500.751.00
Effective Federal Funds RateIntended Federal Funds Rate*
5y7y10y20y
Percent
Treasury Yield Curve
0.51.01.52.02.53.0
Week Ending Friday:
03/01/1302/01/1303/02/12
5y7y10y20y
Percent
Real Treasury Yield Curve
-2.0-1.5-1.0-0.50.00.51.0
Week Ending Friday:
03/01/1302/01/1303/02/12
5y7y10y20y
Percent
Inflation-Indexed Treasury Yield Spreads
1.61.82.02.22.42.6
Week Ending Friday:
03/01/1302/01/1303/02/12

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