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This is accomplished by determining the discount rate, or the rate it charges member institutions for loans. These institutions, in turn, charge other depository institutions a certain rate for overnight loans of funds that are immediately available at the Federal Reserve Bank. The rate at which Fed member banks charge money to depository institutions, known as the federal funds rate, will always be slightly higher than the discount rate, but varies from institution to institution, and from day to day.

Secrets of the Temple: How the Federal Reserve Runs the Country. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1987. Mayer, Martin. The Fed: The Inside Story of How the World’s Most Powerful Financial Institution Drives the Market. New York: Free Press, 2001. Woodward, Bob. Maestro: Greenspan’s Fed and the American Boom. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2000. ELECTRONIC: Federal Reserve Board. gov/> (February 5, 2003). SEE ALSO Counterfeit Currency, Technology and the Manufacture IMF (International Monetary Fund) Treasury Department, United States FEMA (United States Federal Emergency Management Agency) Although today a component of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is a formerly independent agency of Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence, and Security FEMA ‘‘Cowboy,’’ a search and rescue canine for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), pauses during his work searching the World Trade Center site in New York in September, 2001.

In 1938, Congress expanded the power of the FDA by passing the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. This act granted the FDA the power to test drugs and determine their safety and efficacy before allowing companies to sell the new drugs. The act also granted the FDA authority to regulate cosmetics. ❚ FURTHER READING: BOOKS: Fleissner, Jennifer The Federal Communications Commission. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1992. 10 While the FDA’s primary task is to ensure food and drug safety, in recent years the agency has taken on an increased role in the fight against bioterrorism.

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