Greenspan-Fed may expand debt types in portfolio

The Federal Reserve continues to explore its options for implementing monetary policy as the stock of its preferred instrument, U.S. Treasury debt, declines, Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan said on Feb 13, 2001. Two of the options on the table include debt related to U.S. states and foreign governments, Greenspan said in his semiannual testimony on monetary policy.

"The (Federal Open Market Committee) is examining the possibility of beginning to acquire under repurchase agreements some additional

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