The day-to-day activities of the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee no longer cause seismic reactions.

There was a time when a slight movement in the money supply and/or the Fed funds rate would bring Fed-watchers to the trading desks immediately to alter their portfolios. M1, M2, and the other M's were on everyone's lips.

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